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  • Short Summary

    French Colonel Maumot gives his own son the Legion of Honour medal for bravery.

  • Description

    Colonel Maumot decorates his own son. France.

    World War One. Honours; decoration. French Colonel Maumot gives his own son the Legion of Honour medal for bravery; in 1916. Shot of a row of French soldiers standing in a courtyard. Maumot (followed by another officer) enters; strides up to tall young man in the line; he touches sword to the shoulders of the soldier; then embraces him; kissing him on both cheeks in a fit of fatherly pride. He then pins the medal on him and they go through the French cheek-kissing custom again; then Maumot exits.

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    Film ID:
    1858.16
    Media URN:
    71683
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:30:00 / 01:28:56:00
    Canister:
    ON 028 F

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