• Short Summary

    French military parade in memory of dead officers.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. The Last Salute. France pays solemn homage to remains of 16 Marshals, Generals and Admirals - killed in action, before interment in the Invalides - the Nation's Valhalla."

    Paris, France.

    MS of coffin draped in French tricolour flag and resting on gun carriage. Military officers stand on guard.

    Military parade past coffin and large grandstand. Troops of different regiments march past to pay their respects. Cavalry troops ride past.

    Quick Long shot of dignitaries including possibly Pierre Laval, Gaston Doumergue, and Paul Doumer as they stand.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    809.24
    Media URN:
    10615
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:57:00 / 01:39:23:00
    Canister:
    31/47

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