• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill pays his respects on Armistice Day and watches march past in Paris.

  • Description

    Item title reads - France acclaims Mr Churchill. Paris.

    Various shots of Winston Churchill and General Charles de Gaulle laying wreaths on tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Paris on Armistice Day. L/S as they salute during the 2 minutes silence. Various shots as Churchill and de Gaulle with Anthony Eden and French Foreign Minister Mr Bidault walk through streets to saluting base (acknowledging cheers of crowds). Various shots of the procession of troops on march past led by General Koenig. These include the French (wearing British type tin hats), paratroops and British Guards Regiment. (Cut-in shots of Churchill and de Gaulle and one cut-in shot of Mrs Eden and Mary Churchill both in uniform). The R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) contingent follow (Arc de Triomphe in background). Also included are Scottish, Canadian and American troops. Various shots as Churchill and de Gaulle leave saluting base. They travel through the streets in cars escorted by Guard Republicaine. Eden follows in second car and waves. Various shots as they pass cheering French crowds.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:38:00 / 01:38:01:00

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