• Short Summary

    Footage of the French and British military forces taking part in National Fete Day in Paris, France.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "FRENCH NATIONAL FETE"

    Several shots of the aeroplanes (bombers) of the Royal Air Force flying over the city of Paris to celebrate National Fete Day. Brief L/S of the French President Albert Lebrun. L/S's of hundreds of British Marines marching followed by the Royal Guards. Various shots of the huge French army marching through the Arc De Triomphe and along the Champs Elysees, huge crowds watch the spectacle. The French army is followed by several colonial armies including the troops from Senegal, Madagascar and Indo-China. Following up at the rear is the Foreign Legion, the navy and the cavalry.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1017.34
    Media URN:
    20120
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:47:00 / 01:38:14:00
    Canister:
    39/58

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