Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior and visit an exhibition where Princess Elizabeth makes a speech in French.
MS Street scene in Paris with the Madeleine in background, the Royal motorcade comes towards camera and turns right. MS Pan shot of crowds lining the street. MS Royal procession passing beneath the Arc de Triomphe. and panning down the Champs Elysee. MS Trucking shot Royal car, Princess Elizabeth waves to the crowds. CU Children at the edge of the crowd, clapping. LS Royal procession along boulevard. LS Top shot of Royal car passing down the Champs Elysee, crowds kept back by gendarmes. LS High shot, the Arc de Triomphe, the Royal car arrives. MS Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, alighting from Royal car at the Arc de Triomphe. LS High shot of the Arc de Triomphe. MS Elizabeth and Philip walking towards tomb of Unknown Warrior. MS Elevated shot of same. CU Guard of Honour in ceremonial uniform presenting arms. MS The Royal couple. Philip saluting the French colours (3 shots). CU Trucking shot of the guard presenting arms. MS Elizabeth and Philip shaking hands with a French military official. CU Guard of Honour. MS Elizabeth stands whilst Prince Philip and two soldiers lays wreath on tomb. CU Wreath ribbon, inscribed "HRH Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh". MS High shot, the Arc de Triomphe. MS Elizabeth signing the Golden Book. CU Philip signing the Golden Book. (2 shots). CU Royal signatures in the Golden Book. MS Philip, Elizabeth and officials passing the Guard of Honour which is presenting arms. CU Cheering uniformed French girl. MS Elizabeth and Philip entering their car. MS Row of five newsreel cameramen all pan in unison. MS Royal car leaving, turning into the Champs Elysee. CU Billboard advertising the English Life Exhibition. MS Elizabeth and Philip in their car passing through the exhibition gates and into grounds (2 shots). MS Guard of Honour with swords raised. MS A French Gendarme saluting. MS The Exhibition building. MS Guard of Honour waiting. LS Elizabeth and Philip entering exhibition through Guard of Honour. MS Rear view of ditto. CU Young French girl and women in the crowd clapping. MS Elizabeth and Philip step into exhibition. CU Crowd scene. Woman using binoculars. MS Entrance to the exhibition. CU Elizabeth and Philip seated. CU Philip seated. LS Crowds outside the exhibition building. MS Crowd scene. MS and CU Elizabeth and Philip at Exhibition's Opening ceremony. Elizabeth speaking in French. (Nat. sound). MS and CU Fashionably dressed, middle aged French women listening. CU Elizabeth and Philip opening exhibition. Elizabeth speaking in French. (Nat. sound). CU Elizabeth.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 18/5/48. All the above shots are mute except Princess Elizabeth's speech at the exhibition, as indicated.