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  • Short Summary

    General de Gaulle takes part in victory celebrations in Brussels.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Victory celebrations in Brussels, Belgium.

    Various shots General Charles de Gaulle getting into horse drawn coach with King Leopold of Belgium (in military uniform). The coach drives through crowd lined streets of Brussels accompanied by cavalry. Various shots de Gaulle and King Leopold laying a wreath on tomb of unknown soldier. Various shots de Gaulle walking through streets shaking hands with crowds and waves, a girl runs forward and shakes his hand. Various shots de Gaulle waving from balcony. Elevated shot of crowd in a courtyard standing in formation of Cross of Lorraine. Various shots speech being given inside large hall, we see de Gaulle being presented with sash and scroll. He gives speech (very dark shots). We then see him departing in a car

    Date given on old record is 01/10/1945.

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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:
    01:35:56:00 / 01:45:21:00
    UN 1290 A

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