• Short Summary

    General De Gaulle gives speech from steps of City Hall, Mayor La Guardia introduces him.

  • Description

    Title reads: "New York Welcomes Gen. De Gaulle".

    New York City, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of crowds of journalists, newsreel cameramen, photographers and dignitaries on steps of City Hall. Mayor Fiorello La Guardia gives short speech welcoming General Charles de Gaulle to New York. De Gaulle replies with stirring speech wishing everyone in American Good Luck. He speaks in English. We hear crowds off screen cheering and shouting "Vive La France".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1364.04
    Media URN:
    44740
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:39:00 / 01:10:51:00
    Canister:
    44/61

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