Inspecting Guard of Honour, laying wreath, reception at Elysee Palace with Coty.
Paris - Elysee Palace.
50 years of Franco-British friendship celebrated, documentation on file.
Various shots, French and British representatives inspecting Guard of Honour and laying wreath on tomb of the unknown warrior MS. Representatives standing to attention. CU. Wreath. CU. The Eternal flame. MS. Representatives. GV. The Arc de Triomphe LS. Cars arriving at Elysee Palace, officials alighting and entering. MS. Marshal Juin arriving. MS. French ministers arriving. LS. Elysee, pan up to Tricolour flying at top. MS. Turbaned gentleman, with beard, arriving. LS. Tricolour flying over Elysee Palace. CU. President Rene Coty, Rene Pleven French Defence Minister and Paul Reynaud former French Prime Minister speaking with British M.P's. inside Elysee Palace. CU. Mme Coty talking with officials. CU. Sir Gladwyn Jebb talking with others. MS. Coty with British M.P's
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