• Short Summary

    Great hero of the French Revolution is honoured in New York.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "LAFAYETTE HONOURED - Centenary of famous French hero celebrated at Rockefeller Centre."

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Guardsmen lined up at Rockefeller Centre, New York, for the honouring of hero of the French Revolution - Lafayette. French Ambassador inspects the guard. Nice tilt down the Rockefeller building to the base, showing the ceremony. Members of the presentation guard walking slowly towards the Ambassador with pillows in their arms. An orchestra plays Marseillaise. Ambassador delivers the speech - in English. He thanks the United States for honouring the great man.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    787.04
    Media URN:
    9709
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:07:00 / 01:05:59:00
    Canister:
    34/41

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