Field Marshal Montgomery meets with French politicians, including President Auriol.
Unissued / unused material.
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) in Paris, France.
L/S Monty's car arriving at the residence of President Vincent Auriol. M/S drummers of the Guard of Honour. M/S as Monty steps out of car. M/S Monty inspecting Guard of Honour. M/S Monty entering building. M/S M. Henry Queuille with Monty. L/S Monty and Queuille being photographed. C/U Monty and Queuille shaking hands. M/S Monty getting into car. L/S Monty's car driving away, Guard of Honour in foreground.
M/S Monty arriving at Fontainebleau Palace (former HQ of Western Union Forces). M/S as Monty alights from car. M/S Monty inspecting Guard of Honour. L/S Monty walking up steps of building and entering. Various shots Vincent Auriol, Monty and French Politician Paul Ramadier in entrance to building. C/U Monty shaking hands with Auriol, he them shakes hands with Ramadier. M/S British Ambassador in France Sir Oliver Harvey getting into car followed by Monty. L/S Monty's car driving away.
Date given on old records is 25/11/1948.