• Short Summary

    Good footage of the Duke of Windsor visiting the front line in France.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "IN THE FRONT LINE"

    L/S of smashed railway bridge across the Rhine in Newbrissack, France. Good L/S's of Edouard Daladier, French Prime Minister with French officers at French headquarters. Various shots of British unit marching into and taking up positions in one of the forts on the Maginot Line. L/S of British troops at work digging large trench to improve the fortifications of the fort. L/S of the Duke of Windsor inspecting French troops and climbing over snow covered defences along the Maginot Line.

    M/S Duke of Windsor with French officers studying map in snow storm. M/S of British and French flags over doorway. Various shots of Duke of Windsor inside Maginot Line looking through gun-slit towards German front. M/S of Duke saluting guard of honour in snow storm. Various shots, investiture of men of the French Motorised Unit. M/S of Winston Churchill with French Minister of Marine Campinchi at the Naval Ministry in Paris.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1033.12
    Media URN:
    20214
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:21:00 / 01:14:24:00
    Canister:
    39/89

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