• Short Summary

    De Gaulle and Adenauer meet - Montgomery receives the Military Medal in Paris.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In The News".

    Colombey-les-deux-Eglises, France.

    GV West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's car arriving at General Charles de Gaulle's house with motorcycle escort. SV Adenauer's car driving through the gates. SV Gates closing. LV General de Gaulle's house. LV Mr Adenauer stepping from his car as de Gaulle walks from the doorway to meet him and they shake hands. SV Cameramen. LV General de Gaulle beckons Dr Adenauer into the house.

    Les Invalides, Paris.

    GV Elevated shot, looking down into the courtyard of Les Invalides where members of the French forces are lined up. LV Line of French generals and others. LV Elevated shot Marshal Alphonse Juin stepping forward to hand the Military medal to Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery. CU Pan shot, Marshal Juin pins the medal on Montgomery's tunic. LV Elevated shot, Montgomery shakes hands with Marshal Juin and salutes. GV Elevated pan shot band marching in the courtyard. LV Squad of French soldiers marching by. SV Monty saluting. CU Montgomery and camera pans down to the military medal.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:23:00 / 01:02:24:00

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