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    The French Prime Minister Clemenceau visiting Boston in the United States of America.

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    Clemenceau in Boston - 1922. United States of America (USA).

    Former French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau; age 82; receives an enthusiastic welcome in Boston on a visit following a speaking engagement in NY; 1922. Train pulling into station; crowd in FG & BG. MLS Clemenceau. Le Tigre- -stands at railing of observation car on end of train; along w/ a few others. Someone hands up a big basket of flowers. Shot looking over crowd waving & cheering.

    MS from ground; Clemenceau speaking from train. Next; MLS C. seated in car; takes off hat. Crowd of schoolchildren on steps; all waving French flags. Car drives slowly down street. MLS pan on the kids w/ flags. Next; a procession as C. exits City Hall. US soldier and sailor march together toward cam; the soldier carrying French tricolour flag. Then another soldier. Then C. walking w/ local VIPs (Mayor of Boston; etc.?) past row of soldiers holding US Stars & Stripes; C. removes hat; following the lead of his companions.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:12:42:00 / 01:14:06:00
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