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    Paris, France.

    Various shots of the mounted troops lined up in front of a building at medal presentations ceremony for Lord Mountbatten in Paris.

    Alfred Duff Cooper, British Ambassador to France and wife Lady Diana Cooper are seen with Lady Mountbatten watching the ceremony.

    General Juin presenting Grand Croix de la Legion D'Honneur medal to Lord Louis Mountbatten. He pins medal on Lord Mountbatten's chest and the two men hug and kiss. Start of a march past.

    Ambassador, wife and Lady Mountbatten watching the ceremony. Various shots of the march past. General Juin and Lord Mountbatten take a salute at march past.

    Lord Mountbatten shakes hands with mounted officer, salutes flag with General Juin and inspects French troops. Officers and dignitaries watching.

    General Juin talking, addressing the gathering. Closer shot of the General presenting Lord Mountbatten with medal. Close up shot of Lord Mountbatten.

    Date found in the old file - 12/07/1946.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:12:31:00 / 01:16:37:00
    UN 1484 C
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    UN 1484 C
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    Lord Mountbatten 1946 Paris
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