Footage of French President Vincent Auriol visiting Lorient in France.
Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.
M. Auriol on French Tour. France.
LS and MS Towards the French President Vincent Auriol, standing in open car, with motorcycle escort, driving along crowd-lined street. MS Towards and pan President's car passing. LS President, in car, driving past ranks of guards. MS The President arriving at a naval school. MS The President shaking hands with people lining road as he passes. MS The President pinning the Croix de la Legion d'Honneur and the Croix de Guerre onto cushion held by the Mayor of Lorient. MS The President shaking hands with army officer. CU President chatting to army officer. CU President shaking hands with army veteran. MS The President walking past women in national costume. CU The President chatting to girls in national costume.
MS The President kissing little girl in national costume and patting the hand of another small girl. MS The President arriving at a naval base. MS Towards President and naval officers walking round naval installations. LS The President and others walking round wartime defensive emplacements. MS The President walking past crowds. MS The President laying commemorative stone. CU President hammering stone into position. MS Various shots of naval units and parachutists and cadets from St. Cyr military academy passing in parade past the President. MS Auriol on reviewing stand.