General Charles De Gaulle meets the people of Lyon and lays wreaths on memorial plaques.
Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations unknown or unclear.
Lyon, France - September 1947.
General Charles De Gaulle visits Lyon.
Several shots of De Gaulle walking along the streets of Lyon and shaking hands with people in the crowds.
Shots of De Gaulle walking in the Place Bellecours, the large square in Lyon.
De Gaulle salutes the monument to General Charles Brosset, one of the underground workers, and lays a wreath upon it. C/U of the plaque on the monument, panning to the wreath on it.
People walk through the streets in a procession behind De Gaulle. Crowds of people applaud and give him a warm welcome.
De Gaulle salutes another plaque and lays another wreath at the base.
M/S profile of De Gaulle speaking (mute) to the enormous crowd. L/S of De Gaulle on the rostrum panning to the Cross of Lorraine on the front of it.
Note: emulsion runs down through sound head - film is quite badly scratched.