• Short Summary

    The coffins of Jean Baptiste Charcot and 21 of his crew are returned to Paris and laid in Notre Dame cathedral, the people of France pay tribute.

  • Description

    Item title reads - France mourns explorers of the great unknown.

    Paris, France.

    M/S of a ship sailing towards the dock. M/S's of Guard of honour stood on the quay waiting. The ship is returning the coffins of Jean Baptiste Charcot (?) and 21 of his crew who were lost in arctic storms. One coffin is lifted across from the ship. M/S of coffins on deck, mourners walk along behind them. M/S of Notre Dame cathedral lit up at night, L/S of coffins inside. M/S of the coffins laid in the square outside, M/S of the names of the men on a memorial plaque. M/S of President Lebrun shaking hands with relatives. M/S of the only survivor of the disaster in tears. M/S of troops marching past the coffins. M/S of ladies wearing black veils. M/S of Notre Dame.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    893.26
    Media URN:
    13153
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:03:00 / 01:42:01:00
    Canister:
    36/84

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