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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the military parade on Bastille Day watched by French President Auriol and the evening celebrations of fireworks and dancing.

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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Paris, France

    MS French President, Vincent Auriol, arriving in his open-top car, walking to Guard of Honour and saluting France at Bastille Day celebrations on 14th July. (3 shots). LS and MS Auriol walking to dais and greeting various personalities. (2 shots). MS Spectators behind barriers. MS Auriol chatting on dais. MS Foreign Military Attaches. (2 shots). LS Armoured vehicles driving down Champs-Elysées. (4 shots). LS and MS President Auriol standing watching parade. (2 shots). MS Armoured vehicles on drive past. MS Two dignitaries watching. LS and MS The Guarde Republique riding past on horseback. MS Children applauding. MS Spahis (Algerian cavalrymen in the French armed force) riding past. (2 shots).

    MS Various shots of troops marching past (including the St Cyr cadets and Air Force), crowds of onlookers, dignitaries saluting (possibly including General de Gaulle). MS Planes flying in formation overhead. (5 shots).

    MS Various formations marching through Place de la Concorde, the French Navy marching past Louvre, huge crowds standing on steps of Louvre. CU The French Tricolour flying.

    MS Night scene, various shots of people dancing joyfully in the Place de la Concorde accompanied by a civilian band with accordions playing for dancing. MS Fireworks bursting in sky.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:56:00 / 01:43:40:00
    UN 2185 A

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