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French Resistance Honoured

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1463A
Date Released
20 Jun 1957
Date submitted
15 Jun 1957
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Knights of the Garter
  2. 2Mayflower II Arrives
  3. 3Hot News
  4. 4French Resistance Honoured
  5. 5Royal Ascot
  6. *Royal Visit to Stratford-Upon-Avon

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 5
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: French Premier at Downing Street. DESCRIPTION: French paratroops were on parade in Dorset Square, London, for a ceremony attended by the Prime Ministers of Great Britain and of France. Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother went to unveil the plaque in honour of the Free-French Resistance at their war-time Headquarters. SHOTLIST: Shots of the French paratroops on parade. Harold Macmillan talking to French Prime Minister Monsieur Bourges-Maunoury. Queen Mother alights from car and is greeted by the Lord Mayor. Crowds. Shots of the Queen Mother making a speech. Queen Mother unveils the plaque. CU of plaque. Premier Bourges-Maunoury presents Queen Mother with a souvenir of the occasion. Crowds clapping. Various shots of the survivors. Shots of the paratroopers.
Keywords
Royalty; Ceremonies; Military
Locations
London; Dorset Square
Card file number
71008
Credits:
Commentator
Jeffrey K. Shearley
Camera
Samuelson
Length of story (in feet)
86
Story extras:

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