• Short Summary

    100 years of famous Paris arch celebrated with French military history pageant.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "L'Arc de Triomphe - Centenary celebrations".

    Paris, France.

    Various shots of pageant representing France's military history. The procession passes the Arc de Triomphe monument, built by Napoleon 100 years ago. French President Albert Lebrun watches parade. Soldiers in pageant are dressed in uniforms from various eras: including Napoleonic, World War One and modern. Troops from France's Empire are also represented. More shots of parade of France's modern defence forces, including procession of tanks. Various shots of flock of pigeons being released released under Arc - a message of peace.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    941.02
    Media URN:
    14033
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:33:00 / 01:03:30:00
    Canister:
    37/43

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