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  • Short Summary

    Old French General awards medal to wounded soldier.

  • Description

    World War One - ceremony for decorations at army hospital, France.

    Old French general in stands in middle of courtyard, small crowd of civilians watching. The General kneels by a wounded soldier lying on a stretcher and pins a medal on the man's jacket while nurses, other recuperating soldiers and civilians in background watch. Medicine;

    Note: according to American cataloguer French titles name the General as Bossuet, information from film prep. is that General is called Jeanhais Chamouin.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2464.17
    Media URN:
    77191
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:36:00 / 01:22:12:00
    Canister:
    ON 428 E

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