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  • Short Summary

    Various shots covering the military career of American hero - General Pershing.

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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Shots of American General Joseph Pershing working at his desk.

    Flash frame intertitle reads: "Washington, Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, Pershing! - America's greatest soldiers and the only ones to be named General." CU of Pershing.

    Intertitle reads: "John J Pershing first climbed the ladder of fame when as a Brig. General, he led the dashing punitive Expedition into Mexico.

    American troops ride across hillside. Pershing takes a salute.

    Intertitle reads: "Pershing has come! His arrival over there as Commander in Chief of American forces thrilled all the world (TC obscures the rest)."

    Crowds in street cheer the arrival of Pershing in Paris.

    Intertitle - difficult to read. American troops marching forwards during the WWI.

    Intertitle difficult to read. Pershing at victory parade. Views of victory parade in Paris.

    Intertitle reads: "A touching farewell - from Foch and France!"

    General Pershing receives a medal from Foch and a kiss on both cheeks. Pershing sets sail for the United States. A tickertape parade

    Intertitle difficult to read. Pershing inspects troops. Troops marching doing exercises.

    Intertitle reads: "Always 'General Pershing' in the hearts of the American people." CU General Pershing.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:52:00 / 01:54:24:00
    UN 65 H

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