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  • Short Summary

    French Commander in Chief bids farewell to Army in Paris.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "General Weygand Retires. French Commander in Chief bids farewell to Army in Paris".

    Paris, France.

    Various shots of General Weygand inspecting ranks of French troops. Pan along line of press photographers who are taking pictures of Weygand at the parade. VS as medals are pinned on. VS of military parade past the retiring General.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2745.30
    Media URN:
    80854
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:33:00 / 01:35:57:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 39

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "General Weygand" is General Maxime Weygand.

    His retirement featured here took place in 1935, enabling a reduction of the clip's current date range of 1930-39.

    Incidentally he was later recalled to duty in 1939, at the age of 72!

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