Shots of Paris during general strike.
Various shots of Paris with very little traffic. Various shot of St. Lazare Station, no people, no trains and empty tracks. MS. Entrance to empty Metro. MS. Deserted bus stand. MS. People getting in lorries and special coaches. Various shots of rubbish bins left on pavement with rubish piling over them. MS. Petrol pump being worked by hand owning to lack of electricity MS. A fruit stall which is lit by a lamp. Shot of a store using make shift lighting from diesel power plant on lorry. MS. People buying candles & torches. MS. People drinking coffee by candlelight. CU. Man trying to shave by candlelight. Various shots of closed shops. Various shot of demonstrations at night in the place Clichy, heavy presence of police, pressmen taking photographs.
Date found in the old record - 29/11/1961.