Fairbanks And Pickford In France 1920

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    Item title reads - "Everywhere that Mary went" the crowds were sure to go! "Doug & Mary" conclude their European Tour. France.

    M/S of Mary Pickford on a truck with some soldiers, she waves and laughs then stands up, Douglas Fairbanks is behind her. L/S of her on the truck. L/S of people crowding around. M/S as Douglas shakes hands and Mary looks around.

    M/S of Mary sat indoors on an ornate chair, she is holding a big bouquet of flowers. M/S of Douglas in another chair, he laughs and pulls faces at the camera. M/S as he holds a caricature of himself, points to it and to himself disbelievingly then shakes his head and winks at the camera.

    Exterior - the couple make their way through heaving crowds. M/S of them with another man, they are surrounded by flowers, Mary gives Douglas a kiss on the cheek and a bite of an apple, she then offers it to the camera. Douglas holds up a bunch of flowers and puts them under his chin, then he makes a false moustache out of one and and pulls a face. He takes it off and wipes his face.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:01:07:00 / 01:03:12:00
    G 689
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    G 0689
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