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  • Short Summary

    Ceremonies remember De Gaulle's first broadcast calling for French Resistance in 1940.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - location and date unclear or unknown.

    Paris, France. Ceremonies are held to remember Charles De Gaulle's first broadcast calling for French Resistance on June 18 1940.

    MS French Military Guard of Honour in full ceremonial dress salute with swords.

    MS President Felix Gouin lays a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at the Arc D' Triomphe.

    CU British detachment at the ceremonies.

    CU of wreaths covering the tomb.

    CU The grave of the unknown soldier.

    Various shots of parade featuring Naval and military units.

    Various shots of parade and of people watching.

    VS of General Charles De Gaulle at the Valerain Mountain with veterans. Shaking hands. Walks through huge crowds. Waves his arms in acknowledgement. Lights a new torch, salutes the flame, sings National Anthem and removes hat.

    CU The torch burning.

    Cataloguer's Note: Paperwork suggests date of material around 19/6/1946 - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:58:00 / 01:24:46:00
    UN 1495 C

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