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  • Short Summary

    President Doumerge of France pins the Cross of the Legion of Honour to the Colours of the Republican Guard in Paris.

  • Description

    Item title reads - President Doumerge pins Cross of the Legion of Honour to the Colours of the Republican Guard. Paris, France.

    L/S as President Gaston Doumerge makes his way over to two soldiers holding the Colours, another stands behind and the rest of the Guards stand around the square. C/U of him pinning the medal on the Colours and kissing them. Various shots of the Guards parading past him in the square.

    The above story is then repeated again with extra section which follows.

    The President stands and takes the salute then walks off. L/S as he inspects a line of Guards. He then walks down a line of mounted Guards, various shots. M/S of him pinning the medals on the Colours. Various shots as the Guards parade through the square. M/S of the two Guards holding the Colours. Various shots of the President, he makes a speech then walks forwards and kisses the Colours. Various shots as he talks to another man.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    770.17
    Media URN:
    35470
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:58:00 / 01:34:44:00
    Canister:
    G 1560

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