• Short Summary

    Obituary for American military leader General John Pershing.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "Taps. Death Comes For General Pershing". American voiceover - obituary released on his death.

    United States of America (USA).

    CU General John J Pershing. Shots of troops riding over hillside in Mexico. Shot of Pershing as younger man seated in chair. Shot with French Marshal Ferdinand Foch during WWI. Shot of Pershing with American President Woodrow Wilson. Shots of American army troops marching across a field. Various shots of Pershing and victory parades. Pershing speaks about cost of armaments in speech in 1937 - he calls it a 'temporary madness'. Shots of West Point military academy cadets doing drill. He presents cadets with diplomas. CU of Pershing.

    N.B. Pershing died in 1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    560.03
    Media URN:
    58534
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:38:00 / 01:07:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 105 C

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