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  • Short Summary

    French High Commissioner in Vietnam returns after trip to America and Europe.

  • Description

    Saigon, Indo-China (now Vietnam).

    LS.Constellation aircraft taxiing in. LS General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, High Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief of French Forces in Indo-China, alighting from plane. MS Shaking hands with Franco-Vietnamien officials from Cambodia. LS Approaching the Guard of Honour. LS The Guard of Honour. MS The General saluting. Ground to Air - formation of three 4 engined bombers flying over - pan down to aerodrome. LS Inspecting the Guard of Honour. Ground to Air - Formation of six single engined fighters flying over. LS the General driving through streets crowded with cheering people. LS arriving at the Official Residence. MS sign outside the General's headquarters. MS French Guard of Honour. MS The General walking up the steps of the Residence.

    Mute.F.G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2573.28
    Media URN:
    69297
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:07:00 / 01:50:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 2396 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Constellation aircraft taxiing in" - it's Lockheed Constellation Reg. No. F-BAZY.

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