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  • Short Summary

    Marshal Foch lays foundation stone of War memorial in Calais, France.

  • Description

    War memorial in Calais, France. Full titles read: "The Men who kept the Narrow Seas - Marshal Foch lays foundation stone of the Dover Patrol Memorial, at Cap Blanc Nez."

    Nice M/S of soldiers stood either side of a large foundation stone. The stone reads: "THIS STONE WAS LAID BY MARSHAL F. FOCH, G.C.B.O.M - 26TH JANUARY 1920" M/S soldiers standing in line, some hold aloft the French Tricolour. Marshal Foch and other senior officials walk by.

    M/S of soldiers with their rifles raised upwards, standing in line whilst the Marshall gives an inspection. There is a strong military feel to this film.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    204.37
    Media URN:
    21657
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:23:00 / 01:45:21:00
    Canister:
    G 637

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