• Short Summary

    France celebrates 35th anniversary of Verdun.

  • Description

    Verdun, France.

    GV. Veterans in front of Verdun war memorial. Angle shot, memorial. SV. Veterans standing in front of memorial holding banners. SV. Veteran with medals holding banner. CU. Man wearing beret and medals. GV. Verdun military cemetery, & LV. Angle shot, cross. LV. Interior of memorial, & SV. CU. Nameplate 'Lutter, Souffrir, Mourir - Verdun 1915 - 1918'. CU. Figure of memorial.

    LV. Exterior, Trench memorial at Douanmont. Angle shot, memorial. LV. Looking through bayonets, trench. CU. Two bayonets on ground. SV. Pan, at night, war veterans walking past graves carrying banners. Angle shot, Louis Jacquinot, Minister of War Veterans, standing inside cross. Angle shot, cross in foreground and veterans standing holding flag. Angle shot, cross in foreground. Two women in background. SV. Two veterans holding banners. LV. Women lined up in front of crosses. CU. Woman. CU. Another woman. LV. Ceremony around crosses at night, & GV.

    (F.G.) (Orig. E.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1441.02
    Media URN:
    47002
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:25:00 / 01:02:25:00
    Canister:
    51/18

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