Intertitle: "WORSE THAN THE TUBES! Homeward bound Parisians during Railway Strike pack the few trains that are running inside and out."
M/S of a train passing the camera - the carriages are so crammed that people are standing on the running board and sitting on the roof....
Political problems in France stem from a clash of ideologies.
Huge riots in Algeria and revolt by Generals increase calls for De Gaulle to come to power.
Item showing effects of strikes in France.
Channel steamer 'Invicta' returns to Dover carrying tourists during French rail strike.
French cruiser 'Joan of Arc' entering the harbour at Rio de Janeiro with helicopters.