• Short Summary

    Tribute to Georges Vilmere, one of the greatest French airmen.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BELGIUM".

    Belgium.

    A sequence of old footage showing one of the greatest French airman Georges Vilmere being presented with the Cross of the Legion of Honour for bringing down 54 German planes.

    Pan along the memorial to Georges Vilmere in the little Belgian village of Poel Capelle where the famous airman was shot down. French Air Force planes flying over the village in formation.

    Paris Airport.

    Several shots of the French President Le Brun and mother of the great airman watching the modern air force paying tribute to the great airman. Several shots of the airmen marching past the President and the hero's mother. Marching men image dissolves into image of the hero standing in front of his plane with planes flying overhead.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    935.11
    Media URN:
    13851
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:34:00 / 01:08:33:00
    Canister:
    37/75

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