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    Unissued / unused material.

    May Day in Paris, France.

    Elevated and ground shots of a crowd of Communists marching through the streets with banners. Maurice Thorez, Head of the Communist Party, leads the marchers. M/S Jacques Duclos, a party leader, kissing a small girl who hands him some flowers. General view of the scene in the Rue Royale packed with demonstrators, Madeleine Church is in the background. L/S and M/S Maurice Thorez, seen with other prominent party members, on a platform, receiving a bouquet. M/S Thorez, Duclos, Andre Marty and Cachin on the platform. View of huge crowd in La Place de la Concorde, listening to Thorez speaking. C/U side view of Thorez in silhouette, speaking from the platform, gesturing.

    Date on old record is 07/05/1947.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:32:00 / 01:22:48:00
    UN 1711 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 1711 C
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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