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  • Short Summary

    Footage of French soldiers being honoured.

  • Description

    French soldiers decorated. France (?).

    French soldiers receive decorations. Officer pinning medal on soldier; in courtyard ceremony and military display. Same officer walks up to a line of soldiers; in poilu type uniform; first man carries flag. Side view CU same: seems like the poilu has to look in his pocket for something -- maybe he's carrying his own decoration around. Looks like officer puts a braid on the guy's sleeve or something; then shakes hands; and kisses the flag. Shot of 4 poilus.

    Military brass marching band marches toward camera; in a square; big building with many arches in B.G. Band turns rt.; marches past. Next; soldiers carrying USA flag march toward cam. More French troops marching. Display continues -- sort of a marching show. Group of officers walk across courtyard -- French; and some American.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:38:00 / 01:24:32:00
    ON 127 B

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