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Title:JULY 14TH CELEBRATIONS AT BENY-SUR-MER (PART 1) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 82-9
Summary: The inhabitants of Beny-sur-Mer pay their respects to soldiers killed during the campaign in Normandy as part of their commemoration of Bastille Day.
Description: The film focuses on the part of a little French girl plays in a simple and sincere tribute that her fellow villages pay to the men who died while freeing them from German occupation. The girl is seen gathering a bouquet of roses at her parents' from cottage and then is introduced rather formally to her relatives before going to the commemoration ceremony. A procession of local people leaves the village church and head towards the 1914-18 War Memorial where the Mayor of Beny-sur-Mer lay a wreath in honour of those killed in action during the fighting in Normandy. The procession is then seen making its way to a cemetery where Canadian and British troops are buried.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Army Film Unit (Production company)
Collins (Sergeant) (Production individual)