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  • Short Summary

    The new President of France M. Paul Deschanel takes over from M. Poincare.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "M. Paul Deschanel the new President of the French Republic installed by the retiring President, M. Poincare."

    Paris, France.

    New French President M. Deschanel with his wife. They shake hands with dignitaries. CU M. Deschanel. He stands very still. High angle shot, M. Poincare and M. Deschanel in carriage. GV Gendarmes lining the route.

    Various shots, M. Poincare (retiring president) and M. Deschanel (New President) on balcony, in coach and leaving the Elysee Palace. Various shots of crowd and horsemen.

    Note: seems to be a mixture of cuts and story in digibeta transfer. Shots are in a strange order.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    206.21
    Media URN:
    21416
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:02:00 / 01:35:10:00
    Canister:
    G 645

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