• Short Summary

    Footage of the opening of the new underground metro system in Paris, France.

  • Description

    New Metro - The Paris District Express. France.

    LV Taken from inside tunnel showing new Metro Underground in Paris. MS Overhead electric rail. Pan across to show LV of station. MS Sign in French, "Nation". Pan across to indicator board. CU Indicator board. SV Transport minister - moving through ticket barrier. CU As he takes ticket. GV Minister and other officials coming down escalator. SV Sign, "Sortie Autobus Avenue de Doinville". In foreground, crowds for opening ceremony. LV Ditto, pan to show crowds. SV Men sitting in cubicles on platform waiting for train. CU Ditto. SV Train pulls into station. SV walking south. As camera walks in with people onto train. SV Exterior train of people sitting in it. MS As train moves towards camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2237.19
    Media URN:
    57672
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:52:00 / 01:24:42:00
    Canister:
    69/104

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