• Short Summary

    British troops participate in the town ceremony in France in 1940.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - location unclear or unknown.

    France.

    French military band leading a procession through the streets of a small town. Crowds looking on. Elderly men with banners and wreaths follow. Lord M. S. Alanbrook and town's mayor lay wreaths at memorial to First World War dead. M/S of the memorial. Memorial and crowds around it. British band plays "Last Post". Tracking shot, British band leading procession on the way back. Various shots of the British band playing in town's square.

    A hand pouring Champagne into glasses lined on table. Several shots of the men, most in uniforms, drinking Champagne around a large table. Some Champagne bottles in the middle of the table. Cut to a brief shot of the band playing.

    Natural sound only.

    (Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    612.11
    Media URN:
    58335
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:49:00 / 01:41:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 203 D

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