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  • Short Summary

    French and British War Ministers arriving at and departing from conference.

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    War Meeting in France.

    Titles; permission French War Office N.C. Conference of French & British Ministers of War; & Generals; 1914-15.

    Lord Horatio H Kitchener arrives; walking past French guards. Shiny-helmeted guards in courtyard; playing a fanfare; pan right across courtyard Steps; w/ guard. Lord Kitchener and French War Minister Alexander Millerand come down. Pan on Millerand as he walks to automobile and gets in; it drives off. Another car pulls up. Title General Joffre. The rotund Joffre shakes hands w/ man; heads down steps. Title Field-Marshal Sir John French Pan right to bottom of steps; French; behind some officers; walks up steps to speak to someone; walks down again; salutes French officer; walks off to rt. French soldiers shutting door of car. CU side view of men getting into car (may be repeat).

    Soldiers march past in front of building. Same; around other side; pan left as they march by buildings; trees. Title Lord Kitchener and Mr Millerand take leave of General Joffre. Gate; w/ guard. The men walk through from left; along w/ an entourage - handshakes etc. Looks like the 2 war ministers get into 1 car; while Joffre gets into another.

    Government officials; international relations; military; diplomacy World War One.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1915
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:14:00 / 01:23:05:00
    ON 174 B

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