May Day parade of French communists. Documentation states in France 1st May is the 'Fete du Travail', working people's festival. Workers with banners marched along Paris' streets from La Place de la Bastille to the Place de la Nation, following ere the communist party leaders.
LS. Elevated shot of crowds gathering in La Place de la Bastille showing the Bastille monument on right of screen. LS. Elevated shot of head of Communist procession marching through streets. LS. Another shot of head of communist procession marching through street. MS. Communists carrying flags, marching in procession. LS. Head on shot of procession, showing letters carrying banners. MS. Crowds lining street. M.S. Back view of marchers. LS. Marchers arriving at La Place de la Nation. MS. Banner at head of procession. MS. Communist leaders in procession Jacques Duclos is the short man in trilby and spectacles. Others. are M. Marty, M. Cachin and Benoit Frachon. MS. The Communists leaders following procession. MS. Travel shot along applauding crowds. LS. Procession with banners. LS. Sightseers in La Place de la Nation. MS Jacques Duclos and other communist leaders on stand MS procession filing past LMS Duclos and other leaders in stand LS GV communist meeting. man in foreground giving communist salute.
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