• Short Summary

    Memorial service is held for legendary 'postmaster' dog Flambeau who saved ten lives.

  • Description

    Lanslebourg, France.

    LV memorial ceremony for "Flambeau". SV crowd. SV soldier holding dog. SV Madame Bertmans unveiling memorial. CU tablet on memorial reads "Flambeau" 1928-1938". Mix through to a similar dog performing Flambeau's routine. LV pan of Alpine mountains in which is the Fort Sollieres. SV post being strapped to the dog in the city of Lanslebourg. The dog sets out on his journey. SV dog running up mountainside, & CU & SV. SV towards and pan as dog runs up to soldier at the Fort. CU soldier removing mail from panniers on dog's back. GV snow covered French Alps. Side view, pan, avalanche. LV dog in the snow looking for survivors, & CU. CU rescue team removing snow from top of victim assisted by dog. CU victim being helped from snow. SCU "Flambeau"

    (Dupe) (Title Scene "H")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    180.36
    Media URN:
    29739
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:50:00 / 01:53:09:00
    Canister:
    54/69

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