Parisians enjoy first May Day since war: parades, picnics, rural and street scenes.
Unissued / unused material.
Parisians celebrate the 1st post-war May Day. Various shots large procession / rally: banners representing political parties and unions are carried by people or are attached to carnival floats, one person carries hammer and sickle flag.
Various shots men and women selling flowers in street, they are outside large building - opera house? M/S tram pulling away from camera, conductor looks at camera. Various shots market traders selling vegetables. Various shots baker making baguettes. Various shots gendarme wearing flowers pinned to his uniform.
L/S of large column monument. L/S Arc de Triomphe. Various shots people picnicking, strolling and horse riding in park.
Various shots man planting potatoes in field. Various shots farmer using horse drawn plough. Various shots steam train pulling out of station, people walk up platform carrying luggage
Date given on old record is 16/07/1946.