• Short Summary

    THE FIRST FRENCH INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL WEEK BEGAN TODAY (MONDAY) IN PARIS WITH THE OPENING OF THE 35TH INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY EXHIBITION AND THE INAUGURATION OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW.

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    FILM SHOWS VARIOUS AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY EXHIBITS ON DISPLAY AND SOME BEING DEMONSTRATED. FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICAN COUNTRIES INCLUDING UPPER VOLTA, DAHOMEY, SENEGAL AND GABON, ARE PARTICIPATING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THEIR OWN PAVILION. THE SIX COMMON MARKET COUNTRIES AND SOME TWENTY OTHER COUNTRIES ARE ALSO PRESENTING THEIR PRODUCTS.




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    Background: THE FIRST FRENCH INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL WEEK BEGAN TODAY (MONDAY) IN PARIS WITH THE OPENING OF THE 35TH INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY EXHIBITION AND THE INAUGURATION OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW. THE FRENCH MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE WILL PRESIDE AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY TO-MORROW (TUESDAY).

    OUR CAMERAMAN WAS ON THE SPOT TO FILM THE BIRTH OF A CALF - AN UNUSUAL EVENT FOR AN EXHIBITION IN THE MIDDLE OF A GREAT CITY BUT ONE WHICH BRINGS TO THE EXHIBITION THE FULL ATMOSPHERE OF THE COUNTRYSIDE. VARIOUS OTHER DEMONSTRATIONS ARE TO BE HELD AND THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT IS RUNNING AN INFORMATION AND ADVICE SERVICE. THE SHOW WILL CLOSE NEXT SUNDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAFDQ471I98VHBU28NE6W0UI7
    Media URN:
    VLVAAFDQ471I98VHBU28NE6W0UI7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1964
    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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