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  • Short Summary

    General Joseph Gallieni of France in grounds of house, meeting people.

  • Description

    General Gallieni.

    Location of events unknown - France?

    Military. World War One. In this film; General Joseph Gallieni walks toward camera; with several other men - heavy; balding man on left looks familiar - 2 dressed in white coats; don't know what they are but they look like cooks! Also Italian military officers; various others. CU Gen. G. shakes hands with a few people; salutes. They seem to be in the grounds of a large house or building.

    American cataloguer notes: "Gallieni was a long-time French Army man; best known for his contribution to the victory at the Marne; while he was Military Governor of Paris; including his idea to send reserves from Paris out in taxicabs & other automobiles - the Taxis of the Marne. Known as the Saviour of Paris."

    Also ON 410 B.

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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:
    01:59:57:00 / 02:00:10:00
    ON 170 M

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