• Short Summary

    French medals are presented, Acheson and Marshall are honoured, paper fire in Dartford.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "One Minute News".

    The French Institute, London.

    LV Elev. M. Rene Massigli, French Ambassador, investing naval officer. CU The Earl of Cork and Orrery, Admiral of the Fleet, looking on. He had previously been invested with the Legion of Honour. SV Ambassador investing Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart. CU Gen. Claud Auchinleck looking on. SV Mother adjusting medal on Michael Sauvage, who received his father's posthumous Croix de Guerre. SV Ambassador investing Auchinleck with Legion of Honour. CU de Wiart's medal pan up to de Wiart. SV Ambassador congratulating Admiral Sir Harold Burrough after being invested with Legion of Honour. CU De Wiart and Auchinleck looking on.

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    GV Elevated shot of Overseas Press Club dinner in progress. CU Man wearing deaf / hearing aid. CU Man in evening dress looking on. SV George Marshall inspecting gold-plated typewriter presented to him by the club. LS GV Elev. dinner in progress. SV Dean Acheson, American Secretary of State, standing at microphone speaking on his succeeding General Marshall.

    - Spacing -

    Dartford, Kent.

    MS Pan elevated hoses playing on burning bales of paper in Paper Mill fire. MS Firemen on piles of paper. LS Elev. firemen hosing from water towers. MS Hoses playing on piles of paper. SV Firemen directing hose at burning paper. CU Hose on paper. MS Pan piles of paper. GV Pan smoking paper with firemen playing hoses.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:18:00 / 01:37:07:00

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