French send "Gratitude Train" around America, to thank them for their help during WW2.
Unissued / unused material.
French "Gratitude Train" - Chicago to Council Bluffs, United States of America (USA).
MS Anna-Marie Max at Clinton, Iowa, pan up to "Gratitude Train" (the French way of thanking the US for its help during WW2). LS Gratitude Train being pulled through city on lorry. LS countryside from train. MS train arriving at Dixon, Illinois. MS crowd looking at Gratitude Train. MS Mayor Fred Hoffman presenting a flowered key to Anna-Marie Max ("Miss Gratitude"). LS train continuing journey. MS workmen waving to train. MS crowd waiting at Sterling, Illinois. LS train on journey. MS crowds waiting at station (two shots). LS train on journey. MS people watching train go by. MS train at Cedar Rapids, showing Mayor Frank Hahn. CU girl in crowd. CU girl's feet in snow. Pan from crowd to Gratitude Train.
Date on original dope sheet is 18/02/1949.