Historic days (1938)

Documentary №65800, 4 parts, black-white
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Reel №1

July 19, 1938.

France takes the king and Queen of great Britain.

French President Albert Lebrun.

The preparation for the meeting: the flags of Britain and France.

The port of Dover the Royal couple boards a ship to go to France.

The ship accompanied the squadron in the sky.

The Port Of Boulogne.

French sailors meet British friends salute.

A Statue Of Britannia.

Solemn meeting Queen Elizabeth Georges bonnet, the Minister of internal Affairs.

Play anthems of the two countries.

The train on which guests to Paris.

The President, members of the French government, the presidents of the two assemblies meet king George and Queen Elizabeth.

The joy of the people on the streets of Paris.

A solemn procession goes round the arc de Triomphe and moves along the Champs Elysees, place de La Concorde to the foreign Ministry.

Torzhestvenny a reception at the Elysee Palace.

Evening in Paris in lights.

Friendship celebration on the streets of the city.


July 20, 1938.

His Majesty George VI lays a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown soldier and makes an entry in the honorary book

Key words

France, visit, monarch, President, statesmen, Palace, state symbols, Fireworks, the laying of wreaths

Reel №2

Reception the Royal couple in Parijskoi hall.

The king and Queen, accompanied by the presidential couple sent along the Seine to the city hall.

There they meet the President of the Municipal Council and the prefect of police.

View famous people the Royal couple.

The return of the motorcade at the Quai d'orsay (the foreign Ministry).

The Louvre.

Queen Elizabeth at the exhibition of British art.

The procession goes to the Louvre.

The Queen and entourage in the halls of the Museum.

Informal reception in the open air in the Park of bagatelle.

Buffet, dancers.


Theatre of the Paris Opera

Key words

France, visit the monarchs, museum, opera

Reel №3

July 21, 1938.

The President of France shows the French army to the English king.


Review of cavalry, including North African.

The parade of different types of troops.

Motorized infantry, aviation, atnki.

Military Governor of Paris leads the parade.

The King and the President sent to Versailles.

Victory lap around the statue of Louis XIV

Key words

France, the monarchs, the parade, the troops, the President

Reel №4

Reception in the Palace of Versailles.

The lunch for 250 people.

The Palace chapel-a theatrical performance in the spirit of the era of Louis XIV (played by actors of the comédie française).

A holiday in the open air.

July 22, 1938.

French President honors the memory of British soldiers killed on the battlefields.

The inauguration of the memorial in their honor.

George VI walks along the rows of veterans.

The President kisses the hand of Queen Elizabeth.

Cheers of the crowd.

The king makes a speech, then the word takes the President of the Republic.

The laying of wreaths at the memorial.

Farewell the Royal couple with the President.

The sailing home

Key words

France, visit the monarchs, the President, the laying of wreaths, palace, celebration, theater

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