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  • Short Summary

    French President Raymond Poincare makes a state visit to Russia.

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    French President Raymond Poincare makes a state visit to Russia, 1912 - 1914.

    Carriages stop in middle of field. Poincare & his wife are greeted by Tzar Nicholas II. Poincare and wife ride in procession with the Tzar and the Tsarina Alexandra. Their open coach is followed by Russian Army officers riding horses, soldiers are lined up at roadside.

    Shot of Russian Royals and their guests descending steps leading down hill from a big marquee to an automobile waiting in foreground. More shots parade. Tzar on horseback reviewing troops, while the guests ride around the field in a coach. The VIP couples go back up steps to tent. Soldiers marching & riding. Closer shot from side of tent of Poincare and wife watching the review. More shots troops and parade.

    American cataloguer's note: this item would have been filmed in the years preceding World War One. Poincare was a strong supporter of France's alliance with Russia.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1912 - 1914
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:04:21:00
    ON 430 F

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