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    Item title reads - The French "Wembley." President Doumergue - President of the Republic - opens great exhibition in the heart of French Capital. Paris, France.

    M/S of people lined up on horses outside the exhibition site, the camera pans across them. M/S of dignitaries walking along, they tip their hats. M/S as they proceed along and wander about outside the exhibition. L/S of people stood in a big hall for the opening ceremony.

    M/S of people wandering about past statues, M/S as dignitaries proceed past military men lined up. M/S of men in top hats, others get out of a car and greet them, there is a lot of hat tipping. M/S of a big fountain with people standing round. M/S of people filing through the grounds. M/S of men getting in a car, the door is held by a liveried chauffeur. Various shots of the ceremony. M/S of men lined up on horses. M/S as the camera looks down a road. M/S as four men wait outside a big ornate door, the camera pans up it.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:01:25 to the end of the item. There is an orange tinted version of this story minus the cuts but with the same title and footage on *PM0392*.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:04:34:00
    G 1186
    Sort Number:
    G 1186
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture
    Life in 1920s Paris 1920s Paris
  • Stills

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

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