Short film remembering the life of French Marshal Juin as his death is announced.
French title reads 'Le Marechal Alphonse Juin'.
MS. French Marshal Alphonse Juin during World War II shakes hands with American General Dwight Eisenhower. MS. Marshal Juin walking with Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery. LS. Monastery at Cassino. Various shots of military action which was to open the road to Rome for the expeditionary forces. MS. Marshal Juin in uniform. MS. Some American troops in Rome. Various shots of French Prime Minister at the time Vincent Auriol presenting Marshal's baton to General Juin at a ceremony in Paris. MS. Marshal Juin with some Algerians during the time he was the Resident General there. Various shots of Marshal Juin in Carthage with Prime Minister at the time Pierre Mendes-France in 1954 - he witnessed the end of Tunisia as a protectorate. MS. Marshal Juin arrives at Elysee Palace. Various shots of the interview with him in 1954 - no sound. CU. Marshal Juin in later life. Various shots of the queues waiting to go in and pay homage to Marshal Juin while he lays in state. Hundreds file past coffin and the coffin is blessed. His baton lays on top of the coffin. Mme Juin watches.
Date found in the old record - 30/01/1967.