• Short Summary

    French Air Force is reviewed by Air Minister at Paris Airport.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Le Bourget".

    Near Paris, France.

    French Air Force review at Le Bourget, Paris Airport. Various shots of French Air Minister and air force officers inspecting airmen and aeroplanes on snow covered airfield.

    The minister makes a speech to the airmen and the press. He congratulates the men for their recent formation fly over French African Colonies. Natural sound; we hear the minister's speech.

    More shots of grounded planes on snowy air field. We hear the French National Anthem and see the minister and air force officers standing to attention.

    Various shots of air men marching across the airfield watched by senior officers and dignitaries. The minister takes the salute.

    Note: France's air minister during part of 1930s was Pierre Cot - could this be him? AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    949.13
    Media URN:
    16173
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:12:00 / 01:09:01:00
    Canister:
    37/102

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