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  • Short Summary

    M. Poincare attends the unveiling of a war memorial, and says France will stay in the Ruhr.

  • Description

    Item title reads - What Next? M. Poincare says "We will not come out of the Ruhr". France.

    M/S of Poincare, he stands with other officials. M/S as he makes a speech from a platform then sits down as everyone applauds. M/S as he walks past men who salute, others shake hands. Marshal Foch stands and salutes, the camera pans across to Poincare stood in front of him. A war memorial is unveiled, it is a figure of a lady holding out one side of her cloak, Poincare sits on the platform and looks at it.

    Intertitle - 'Prenant la parole, le President du Conseil, dit: "Que ceux qui veulent faire des comparaisons visitent successivement l'Aisne devastee et la Ruhr intacte."'

    M/S of Poincare making his speech again, M/S of the memorial statue, fade to C/U of the figure, the camera pans down to two figures of soldiers. Fade to the inscription which says 'La Ville De Villers-Cotterets A Ses Enfants Morts Pour La France.' Poincare sits back down in his seat and everyone applauds.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:25:00 / 01:35:45:00
    G 1004

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