French Premier Georges Clemenceau during WW1.
Shots of French Premier Georges Clemenceau during World War One, France.
Clemenceau walking with group of military & civilian leaders including General Weygandt. Clemenceau visiting US army camp: Clemenceau with French Generals including General Petain (Marshal Petain) & other officers. Clemenceau walks through camp. Clemenceau meeting soldiers. Clemenceau meets 2 heroic British soldiers. Clemenceau meets American soldiers. Clemenceau talking to British soldiers while General Rawlinson watches.
Clemenceau kisses girl who has given him a bouquet. Cars drive by on street of provincial town, women & children watch. Clemenceau enthusiastically greets men - maybe local officials. Clemenceau and elderly man throw their arms round each other and kiss on both cheeks like long lost friends. Another girl gives bouquets kisses Petain & Clemenceau.
Clemenceau with entourage of French army officers, they stroll through town near the front. They approach crowd on steps (children in front, soldiers at left). MS Clemenceau talking to & kissing children in traditional costumes girls (possibly from Alsace).
Military decorations taking place at army headquarters or school, soldiers are lined up along edges of courtyard. French President Raymond Poincare & Clemenceau stand in centre. Poincare steps forward & pins medal on Petain? (Film rather grainy - unclear.) Much congratulations & handshaking. Poincare & Clemenceau kiss each other.