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  • Short Summary

    Remembrance Day parade of veterans along Champs Elysees, Paris.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Armistice Day / Remembrance Day (November 11th) in Paris, France.

    Various shots parade of ex-servicemen / veterans with flags (poor image quality). M/S statue, could be Clemenceau. A man lays flowers at foot of statue. More shots of parade, crowds line Champs Elysees. Parade advance towards Arc de Triomphe. Officials step from car, including Georges Bidault (French Prime Minister), General de Lattre de Tassigny and General Le Clerc, and walk towards tomb of unknown soldier. The officials lay wreaths. CUs men in trilby hats (probably Mr. Duff Cooper (British Ambassador to France) and Mr. Jefferson Caffery). M/S press photographers. More shots laying of wreaths. M/S military drummers. C/U eternal flame. M/S soldiers saluting. C/U eternal flame.

    Date on original dope sheet is 13/11/1946.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2375.09
    Media URN:
    66539
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:59:00 / 01:32:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 1573 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "M/S statue, could be Clemenceau" - yes, it's the statue of Georges Clemenceau.

    "General Le Clerc" should read General Philippe Leclerc.

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