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    Historic pictures show highlights of Royal Visit which has further strengthened Anglo-French concord.

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Entente Triumphant! Their majesties' Home


    Var. shots of King, Queen & Lebruns in cars touring Versailles Chateau Grounds..planes overhead.

    Paris, France: Gen. view of Paris ... IN ROLL 2821

    CU King George into car. Semi view Queen into car. Long view crowd. Long view cars along quayside. Semi view King & Queen walk to Royal Barge. Top view Royal Barge down river & escort down Seine. Long view boat approaching bridge. Shot under bridge. Shot thru' bridge passing fireboats playing hoses. Shot of fireboats playing hoses like fountains...with sailors head f-g. Pan to Royal Barge. CU King, Queen & Lebruns in launch. Pan from marines on bank to Royal Barge. CU French sailor. Semi view Royal party up steps at Hotel de Ville. Long view King & Queen at Garden Party at Bagatelle. Semi view Queen & Lebrun drinking tea.

    ** ENDS **

    CU King laughs. Gen. view start of ballet on lake..by dancing girls of Montmatre. Semi view King, Queen & Lebruns seated. Long view & semi view girls dancing on lake. CU King & Queen seated...laughing.

    Versailles, France: Gen. view military parade. Gen. view troops parade. Semi view troops past King etc. Gen. & semi views Spahis riding in parade. Top view tanks past. CU tanks passing. Side view King salutes. Gen. view motor-bikes past...with aeroplanes overhead. Gen. view lunch at Hall of Mirrors at Versailles Chateau. Semi view King & Queen sit down at table. CU's (2) of waiters in Louis XIV costume. Semi view waiters bring in food. Travel shot around tables. Semi view King & Queen at table. A=CU Queen talking to Lebrun. CU King pan to Mme. Lebrun. Pan down from painted ceiling to Private Chapel of Louis XIV to people seated. CU side view of Queen seated. Long view Comedie Francaise performing sacred dance. Semi view sacred dance. CU side view King.

    Villers Bretonneux, France: Semi & gen. views pan King & Queen arriving. Angle shot ex-servicemen. Shot King towards passing ex-servicemen. Long view Lebrun arrives. CU Lebrun kisses Queen's hand. Gen. view ex-servicemen. CU King talks...Lebrun at side. CU top of Memorial. Long view Memorial unveiled to commemorate Australians Killed in Great War. Semi view Royal party...Lebrun talks in French. CU Lebrun talks in french. Long view Lebrun & King lay wreath. Semi view Queen lays poppy. CU top of memorial. Semi view & gen. view King & Queen etc. admire memorial & leave. CU & long view Lebrun shakes hands with King & Queen. Gen. view King & Queen etc. walk thru' crowd. Semi view pan King & queen leaving.

    Sound Effects.

    King says "In 1914 the call came, the trial was made, Australians response was unhesitating & sure".

    Lebrun makes speech in French.


    Paris, France: Good Scenes.

    Var. shots of King & Queen arriving at Quai D'Orsay & greeted by Lebrun. Var. intro shots of banquet.

    Var. shot of procession & cars. Var. shots of King laying wreath on Unknown Warriors Tomb beneath Arch de Triomphe.

    Shots of King signing Golden Book at Arch de Triomphe. Var. shots of King, Queen, M. & Mme.

    Versailles, France: Lebrun etc. in cars touring Versailles Chateau Grounds...with fighting planes overhead.

    Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, the Queen Mother (1900- ), Music and Dance; Food, Drink and Cooking
    Background: Historic pictures show highlights of Royal Visit which has further strengthened Anglo-French concord.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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