• Short Summary

    THE COUNTRY'S COME TO TOWN IN PARIS THIS WEEK. IT'S FRANCE'S THIRD INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW?

  • Description

    THE COUNTRY'S COME TO TOWN IN PARIS THIS WEEK. IT'S FRANCE'S THIRD INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW CURRENTLY OPEN IN THE EXHIBITION PARK OF PORTE DE VERSAILLES. FRANCE'S FELLOW MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY - WEST GERMANY, LUXEMBOURG, BELGIUM, HOLLAND, AND ITALY - ARE ALL REPRESENTED BY SPECIAL PAVILIONS, AND THERE'S ANOTHER EXHIBITION HALL FOR SOME FORMER FRENCH AFRICAN COLONIES.

    THE SHOW LAST NINE DAYS AND IS EXPECTED TO ATTRACT MORE THAN HALF A MILLION VISITORS. THE SHOW FEATURES EVERYTHING AGRICULTURAL FROM DAFFODILS TO DOGS AND CATTLE TO TRACTORS. IT'S A SHOP-WINDOW FOR THE COMMON MARKET COUNTRIES TO DISPLAY THEIR PRODUCE BOTH ANIMAL AND MECHANICAL.

    THE SHOW WAS OPENED BY MONSIEUR EDGAR FAURE, THE FRENCH MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE. HE WAS ABLE TO SEE THE BEST CATTLE IN THE COUNTRY CHALLENGING FOR TOP AWARDS.

    DURING THE SHOE THERE WILL BE A SERIES OF LECTURES, SOME FROM VISITING OVERSEAS EXPERTS INCLUDING EAST EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN SPECIALISTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA31UI6LKLOSG6VZ1QNJYBUQ4U3
    Media URN:
    VLVA31UI6LKLOSG6VZ1QNJYBUQ4U3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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