• Short Summary

    France pays tribute to boxing champion Cerdan who died in an air crash.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "France Mourns Marcel Cerdan".

    Paris, France, Casablanca, Morocco and London.

    SV Towards Marcel Cerdan alighting from aircraft and being greeted by wife. CU Cerdan greeted by others. LV Elevated Cerdan, wife and child sitting at table. SV Cerdan wife and child. CU Child. MV Cerdan in car being presented with bouquet. MV Elevated Cerdan driving through crowd shaking hands. SV Cerdan driving through crowd.

    MV Cerdan - Dick Turpin boxing match in progress. SV Cerdan - Turpin fight. SV People looking on. LV Fight. Cerdan knocks Turpin down. Cerdan walks to neutral corner. SV People looking on. CU Turpin and Cerdan.

    CU Paris paper. CU Article in paper about Cerdan's death in an air crash. LV People buying papers. SV People buying papers.

    LV People standing in boxing ring paying tribute to Cerdan. SV People standing in ring. GV Crowded stand at football match. People get to their feet. GV Front view people getting to their feet. SV Footballers standing to attention. GV Crowd standing. CU Cerdan.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:34:00 / 01:05:53:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The crash in which Cerdan was killed occurred on 28 October 1949.

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