• Short Summary

    General Eisenhower is presented with the Croix De Guerre by French Prime Minister Pinay.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    GTV. General Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) walking towards camera with Monsieur Rene Pleven (French Defence Minister) and Mr. Antoine Pinay (French Prime Minister), across Invalides Square. (for superimposed).

    Side view, pan, Ike walking with Pleven and Pinay across square.

    GTV. Ike walking and stops in front of French Tricolour flag and salutes. SV. Ike (C-in-C Western Armies) saluting, with Pleven standing on his left.

    LV. Ike inspecting French troops. He stops and salutes flags.

    LV. Ike inspecting troops.

    SV. Ike saluting and inspecting French disabled veterans.

    SV. Monsieur Pinay walks forward and pins Croix de Guerre medal on Ike's tunic. Kisses Ike on both cheeks, Pinay steps back and fanfare is played by military band.

    CU. Eisenhower smiling and showing off medal to Pleven. (Slip pan).

    SV. Eisenhower and Mrs. Mamie Eisenhower with President Vincent Auriol and Mrs. Auriol and Marshal Juin (Commander-in-Chief of Atlantic Pact Armed Forces in central Europe) in garden at the Elysee Palace. CU. Ike smiling and showing off Croix de Guerre medal on tunic.

    (Orig.Lav.) (Orig."B")

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    10.21
    Media URN:
    26903
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:49:00 / 01:17:28:00
    Canister:
    52/43

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