• Short Summary

    National funeral in Paris for French statesman and Minister of War - Andre Maginot.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    French title reads: "Funerailles Nationales De M. Maginot. Paris. La depouille mortell du Ministre de la Guerre placee sure un affut de canon quitte le Ministere pour la Chapelle des Invalides." Maginot died January 6 1932.

    Paris, France.

    Funeral - Coffin of French statesman Andre Maginot carried out of building. As a fanfare is played the coffin is placed on a gun carriage and is draped with the French Tricolour flag.

    Large military parade carrying the coffin through the streets. CU dimmed street lamp. More shot of parade.

    Flashframe intertitle reads: "A l'issue de la ceremonie religieuse, le President du Conseil prononce l'eloge emu ... collegue."

    Man (possibly Pierre Laval) making speech about Maginot from podium. Views of various dignitaries looking on.

    N.B. See 32/4 for newsreel coverage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:32:00 / 01:31:07:00
    UN 64 R

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