• Short Summary

    Good film celebrating 35 years of the Entente Cordiale between Great Britain and France.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "L' ENTENTE CORDIALE - PATHE REVIEWS A GREAT FRIENDSHIP"

    Good M/S of the President of France Albert Lebrun and his wife Madame Lebrun. Diagrammatical shot of a map of the world. The commentator says that "..taken together, (France and Great Britain) cover one third of the Earth's surface and embrace one third of it's peoples."

    Very good L/S's and M/S's of large battleships of the British Royal Navy. Several shots of the ships firing their guns. L/S's of the French fleet.

    L/S's of numerous biplanes belonging to the RAF (could possibly be Swordfish). L/S's of Avro Ansons in flight. Several shots of new aircraft belong tot he French airforce. The commentator says "On her Air Force, the British is spending a quater of a million pounds a day."

    Various shots of small tanks and military vehicles. L/S's of soldiers marching. L/S and M/S of statue of King Edward VII sitting on horseback. L/S of old footage of the Edward sitting in an open topped carriage. Good L/S's of King George V with military officials at on the western front during the First World War. L/S of the grave stones of Earl Douglas Haig and Marshall Ferdinand Foch. L/S's of King George V with the former French President Gaston Doumergue.

    L/S's of King George VI (Duke of York, Prince Albert) and Queen Elizabeth (Duchess of York, The Queen Mother) with Lebrun and his wife in France (possibly Paris) in 1938. L/S's of the The British and French Flags and people waving. L/S's and M/S's of the King seated in a car being driven past massed crowds. He is wearing a military uniform. Good M/S of Madame Lebrun.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1003.39
    Media URN:
    19192
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:52:00 / 01:36:00:00
    Canister:
    39/22

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