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  • Short Summary

    People celebrating Czechoslovak Independence Day, October 28th.

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    Several shots of President of Czechoslovakia Eduard Benes signing a book at desk surrounded by dignitaries. Various shots of the Czech troops marching along street and dignitaries watching the parade at Czechoslovak Independence Day October 28th. More shots of the troops marching past and dignitaries watching parade. Close up shot of an army officer wearing Tyrollean type of hat. Vice Premier Fierling and Lieutenant Colonel Polak taking the salute at a march past. Mass crowd gathered to watch the parade - this should be Brno, Moravia. One of the speakers is named as Mr Pisek, Chairman of the National Committee. More shots of the crowd in Brno, children, workers, war veterans, people in traditional dress etc.

    Top shot of mass crowd at square (presumably in Prague). Various dignitaries speaking into mike from balcony. Crowd cheering. More top shots of mass crowd, speakers, crowded square, people cheering etc. Top shot of various people shaking hands with President Benes at balcony.

    Date found in the old record 05/11/1946.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:31:00 / 01:29:40:00
    UN 1569 E

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