Maurice Thorez leads demonstration as John Foster Dulles visits Paris, France.
Unissued / Unused material.
French strikes and demonstrations. Paris, France.
Good C/U head shot of a French miner. General views of a mass meeting. Various shots parade through the streets in a Communist demonstration with Maurice Thorez, French Communist leader in the lead. M/S as people climb into a lorry during the transport strike in Paris. L/S mass meeting.
M/S Thorez on platform addressing a meeting. Tracking shot of a Paris street with people walking along the pavement. Good shots of the huge mass meeting. Back view of Thorez speaking in first shot. M/S people distributing and reading newspapers in the street. C/U Thorez chatting. C/U's people in crowd listening.
M/S John Foster Dulles, adviser to the US Secretary of State, Marshall, alighting from a car at the American Embassy. C/U Dulles entering the Embassy with photographers snapping him. M/S Dulles and Jefferson Caffery, US Ambassador to Paris, leaving the Embassy and chatting. L/S US flag flying from the Embassy, panning down to Dulles' car at the entrance.
M/S Caffery and Dulles arriving at the Presidence de Conseil. General view of the building. Interior C/U good shots of Caffery, Robert Schumann, and Dulles chatting. M/S as Caffery and Schumann leave and enter car. M/S as car drives off. L/S of the demonstrations and meetings. Good C/U's of Maurice Thorez haranguing.
Cataloguer's note: cuts for story 'The French Strike' in 47/97 on *PM1197*.