French President Doumergue Visits Provence 1920-1929

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    French President Doumergue visits Provence. France.

    Government/personalities. French President Gaston Doumergue on visit to Nimes; Arles; other locations in Provence; in the south of France; c. 1924-31. (Titles French.) Doumergue rides in horse-drawn coach in procession. Shot of coach approaching. Tracking shots from vehicle; looking forward while moving along route; past crowds. Doumergue. at ceremony to lay cornerstone for hospice. Doumergue waving his hat from coach. Fete in ancient amphitheatre in Arles; shot of wall with two levels of Roman arches; people watching from inside them. Doumergue with other officials in special box; Army band plays on level above them.

    CU Doumergue waving; other politicians nearby. Shots of crowd. CU's of Doumergue enjoying entertainment. Performers in ring. Flowers handed up to Doumergue on low platform by fountain in city square. Lines of soldiers stand facing monument. Crowd in park; Maison Carree Roman temple in BG. Doumergue making speech. Doumergue walking through gates; down steps into World War One memorial circular pavilion; names of towns / battles on floor in circle. Group of men w/ hats removed looking at wall with many names of soldiers.

    Shot from above. Doumergue riding in automobile through crowd. Doumergue on balcony with banner in front 'Honneur President de la Republique'. Crowd cheering & waving hats. kisses children; shakes hands with long line of people. Banner stretched between old stone (medieval?) buildings in narrow street. Doumergue walks through street. Working class men on loading dock applauding. Architecture; politics;

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    British Pathé
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    1920 - 1929
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    Black & White
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    01:16:19:00 / 01:22:13:00
    ON 293 B
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    ON 293 B
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