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  • Short Summary

    A large procession marks the funeral of French military figure, General Joffre.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown. 1931?

    Paris, France.

    Unidentified man makes speech to large gathering for Funeral of General Joseph Joffre. Various shots of the many dignitaries gathered to pay their respects.

    French intertitle reads: "Les troupes rendent un supreme hommage au 'Grand-Pere' qui sut arreter l'ennemi."

    French military troops march past stand and crowds. Shot of the coffin draped with a French tricolour flag. More shots of the parade. People watching from the trees.

    French intertitle reads: Avant partir pour Louveciennes, sa derniere demeure, Joffre reposera pres des Glories Militaires de la France."

    The procession of coffin to a large building. British guardsmen in procession with rifles reversed. More shots of the coffin in the procession. (Parts of this appear to have been transferred too slowly). Various dignitaries in the parade.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    476.12
    Media URN:
    93595
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:46:00 / 01:31:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 65 Z

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