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  • Short Summary

    Many people turn out for a procession during the National Joan of Arc celebrations.

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    Item title reads - Honour to the martyr maid. Impressive scenes at National Joan of Arc celebrations. Orleans, France.

    M/S of ladies wearing white robes and veils, M/S of two men carrying banners with the image of Joan of Arc on them. Clergymen walk through the streets, various shots of boys carrying the Tricolour (Tricolore) past a statue of Joan of Arc on a horse. Various shots of the procession as it moves past her statue, it includes priests, altar boys and guards.

    M/S of flowers heaped by her statue, people file past to look. M/S from the side of the statue, the camera pans down to show tributes. L/S of people walking along carrying a big wreath. The camera pans up the cathedral. Gendarmes stand and watch the crowd as they pass with flowers. M/S as mounted guards stand in front of the crowds as gendarmes hold them back. L/S of people walking along in the procession, an elderly man walks along with his hat off, this could be the President.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:05:08 to the end of the item.

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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:
    01:03:48:00 / 01:06:30:00
    G 1189

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