• Short Summary

    Channel tunnel engineer Armand is welcomed at a ceremony as head of the French Academy.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Paris, France

    Various shots, at his home Louis Armand, the engineer responsible for designing the Channel Tunnel and elected on 13th June 1963 to replace Professor Henri Mondor at the French Academy, playing with his pet dog. CU The sword which Louis Armand will carry at the ceremony. MS Louis Armand in ceremonial dress puts the sword in its scabbard. GV Pan around interior of the dome of the Academy. Various shots, a ceremony in the Academy in which Louis Armand is welcomed with a speech by Jean Rostand and reads his speech from the benches among the other Academicians. (Nat. sound).

    Note: Date on original record: 23/03/1964. Alternative spellings: Mondor / Mondon.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3163.14
    Media URN:
    88894
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:58:00 / 01:30:19:00
    Canister:
    UN 3877 E

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