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  • Short Summary

    Zaim receives gift of guns from Serre, Syria.

  • Description

    Damas, Syria.

    Accompanying documentation in French refers to M Ramadier.

    MS. A room in the Marshal's suite. MS. Marshal Husni Zaim President of Syria walks forward and is greeted by M. Jean Serre, French Minister in Syria and the Military attache of the French Legation. MS. The three men sitting down chatting. MS. Marshal Zaim and M. Serre. CU. Marshal Zaim. CU. The Military attache. SCU. The Military attache. SCU. M. Serre. MS. Marshal Zaim, pan to M. Serre rising. MS. M. Serre shows Marshal Zaim the sabre that he is presenting. CU. The sword. MS. M. Serre and Zaim chatting. CU. Marshal Zaim and General Afte, Syrian Minister of Defence. CU. Hand taking sabre from box. CU. Marshal Zaim and M. Serre. CU. Hands pulling sabre from scabbard. CU. The Marshal holding sabre.

    (Mute.F.G.) N.B.Marshal Zaim was recently assassinated.

    Note: footage inside and quite dark, so not that clear.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2485.16
    Media URN:
    67478
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:19:00 / 01:40:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 2160 G

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