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Last Tribute to Marshal De Lattre

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1181
Date Released
21 Jan 1952
Date submitted
17 Jan 1952
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Last Tribute to Marshal De Lattre
  2. 2Oil from Iraq
  3. 3Mr Churchill in Ottawa
  4. 4Mr Eden & General Templer
  5. 5Mr Dancy Honoured
  6. 6Canal Zone Round-Up

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Last Tribute to Marshal De Lattre De Tassigny. DESCRIPTION: After the religious service in Notre Dame, the State Funeral procession moved slowly through Paris to the Invalides. After his death, General de Lattre de Tassigny had been raised to the rank of Marshal of France. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. Coffin being carried from Notre Dame. GV Church of Notre Dame. MS coffin through crowds. Elevated GV procession along Rue de Rivoli. Various cut-ins of procession shows CU baton being carried behind coffin. Elevated GV passing across to Les Invalides. SCU Eisenhower in procession. SCU (two shots) Montgomery. Several shots of regiments in marchpast passing the coffin, St Cyr regiment in marchpast. Spahis ride past. Royal Scots Fusiliers band & detachment of troops marching past.
Keywords
Buildings and structures; Music and dance; Death; Ceremonies; Military; Funerals; Religion and belief
Locations
Paris
Footage sources
France
British Paramount
Card file number
56628
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
89
Story extras:

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