• Short Summary

    General De Gaulle's visit to Unknown Soldier's Grave ignites antigovernment demonstrations.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    SV General De Gaulle walking up to Unknown Soldier's Grave. SV standard bearers dipping flags. SV General De Gaulle lays wreath, steps back and salutes. SCU De Gaulle, pan to Eternal Flame. CU free French symbol in flowers on grave. SV crowd cheering De Gaulle. SV crowd breaking down police barriers (& SV) and swarming into road, & LV. SV police holding back other section of crowd, & SV. LV crowd running to join marching procession. SV leaders of procession inciting crowd to join. CU leaders of procession. SV police holding crowd back. SV procession marching, & LV. GV procession filling road. LV crowd around Arc De Triomphe. SCU De Gaulle leaving. SV crowd waving. SV people shaking hands with De Gaulle as he leaves.

    (F.G.) (Orig "I") (Title Scene "A")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    158.06
    Media URN:
    29405
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:50:00 / 01:27:57:00
    Canister:
    54/36

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