• Short Summary

    Massive military parade in honour of the late Marshal Joffre.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. The Last Tribute. All nations join in honouring late Marshal Joffre, the Victor of the Marne."

    Paris, France.

    Troops gather around coffin of French war hero General Joseph Joffre. A military band from a British Guards regiment take part in funeral parade. French soldiers march carrying regimental flags. The Marshal's coffin - draped in a French tricolour flag - is carried on a gun carriage.

    High angle shots of parade. Shots of various dignitaries in parade.

    Shots of French soldiers slow marching. Shots of British guards with reversed arms. More shots of the gun carriage and the parade. Shots of British Mayors in the parade.

    French soldiers march past with flags lowered. MS of two soldiers holding Joffre's medals. More soldiers march past coffin.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    757.02
    Media URN:
    8307
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:16:00 / 01:04:58:00
    Canister:
    31/4

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment