• Short Summary

    The Eculevards Jules Ferry and Richard Lenoir where they run into the Place de la Bastille, Paris, echoed to the sound of the hunting horn the other day as M.

  • Description

    The Eculevards Jules Ferry and Richard Lenoir where they run into the Place de la Bastille, Paris, echoed to the sound of the hunting horn the other day as M. Marcel Tardieu blew a stentorian note that announced the opening of the Foire a la ferraille (the Iron Fair). A cross between the Marche aux Puces, Petticoat Lane, and the Ciuchy, the Iron fair is an annual event at which no sale is barred. Mostly the articles on sale are of iron; from penny farthing bicycles of turret lathes; there are one or two antiques such as this authentic helmet from the personal guard of Napoleon 3. But the Iron fair is just the place to go to get the spanner that fits the nut that.....Well, you know what I mean, you cyclist or motorist. Incidentally, even the livestock here has a concealed, utilitarian, purpose.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7WOZAYIGWEQ08LK9JE9HFMTNA
    Media URN:
    VLVA7WOZAYIGWEQ08LK9JE9HFMTNA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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