• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill is presented with medal by Charles De Gaulle.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. France Honours Sir Winston".

    Hotel Matignon, Paris, France.

    CU Sir Winston Churchill getting out of car and moving forward to shake hands with General Charles de Gaulle. SV Crowds watching.

    GV Sir Winston inspecting French sailors accompanied by de Gaulle and another French officer. LV Sir Winston inspecting French soldiers accompanied by de Gaulle and the other officer. CU Sir Winston walking along the line of soldiers, pan to show soldiers.

    SV De Gaulle presenting Sir Winston with the Medal of Companion of the Liberation. CU Ditto as General de Gaulle finishes pinning the medal on and they shake hands, pan down to their hands. Pan back up to General de Gaulle as he takes off his hat and commences to kiss Sir Winston on both cheeks. GV Sir Winston and de Gaulle walking towards canopy.

    BV As they walk towards chair. CU Lady Clementine Churchill and Madame de Gaulle. SV General de Gaulle and Sir Winston seated and talking. GV Ministers being presented to Sir Winston. SV Sir Winston being presented with Cross of Lorraine in St. Louis Crystal. CU Cross of Lorraine. SV Lady Churchill on extreme left, together with Madame de Gaulle, Lady Gladwyn Jebb and Lady Diana Cooper. CU General de Gaulle and Sir Winston. GV Crowds gathered round Sir Winston and de Gaulle.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:53:00 / 01:07:13:00

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