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  • Short Summary

    Military parade in the Saarland. People call for a return to French rule.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused Material -

    Saarland.

    General Pierre Koenig and General Granval arrive for Unveiling of the Marechal Ney Statue in Sarrelouis. VS of ceremony. General Koenig laying wreath on the Marechal Ney statue.

    VS of General Koenig making speech. Crowds watch. A sign calls for for French annexation of the Saar. People stand amongst the ruins of the town.

    VS of pageant in Military costumes of 1814. VS of children waving French tricolour flag. More crowds watch as Various French officers salute. French Colonial troops march past in parade with ram as a mascot. VS of Allied officers watching. VS of parade.

    Shots of people on outdoor stage possibly singing National Anthem and holding flag. Large crowds watch ceremony.

    Paperwork suggests date around 22 May 1946.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2096.04
    Media URN:
    62950
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:45:00 / 01:08:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 1465 D

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