Great item showing stars entertaining fashionable audience at Paris ball.
Title in French reads `Un Reportage Exclusif de Pathe - Journal - Le Bal des Pettits Lits Blancs'. Various shots of fashionable women in evening dresses and men in evening suits walking up and down stairs through a large hall. People seated in the audience and in boxes - looks like a theatre. Several shots of the boy choir singing - natural sound. People applauding. Various shots of the actresses being introduced to the audience from the circular elevated platform - some great dresses are seen. Actress Simone Simon is introduced. Several shots of Edith Piaf singing from a large stage accompanied by male group. Laege crowd applauding. Several shots of young Yves Montand singing and dancing, audience applauds. Various shots of a ballet troupe dancing in magnificent Chinese style costumes around circular stage, audience applauds. Various shots of the people dancing on stage and across the large room.
Date found in the old record - 04/07/1947. French voiceover.
Cataloguer's note - great footage of Edit Piaf singing and very young Yves Montand singing a happy tune and dancing around.