International Motor Show at Grand Palais, Paris.
Unissued / unused material.
International Motor Show at Grand Palais, Paris, France.
General view interior of the exhibition showing makers' names above car exhibits. Elevated shot of the exhibition showing crowds moving about among stands. Various shots President Vincent Auriol of France and others arriving at exhibition. C/U Auriol and party, pan to model of engine. Panning shot down from roof to crowds milling about floor. M/S Vincent Auriol and party, pan to "Willeme" chassis exhibit. C/U Auriol and two other officials, pan to engine. C/Us Auriol and M. Robert Lacoste, Minister of Industry and Commerce. Elevated shot walking down steps to show. M/S sign: "Bernard Moteurs", pan down to Auriol and party walking through exhibition.
C/U "Dunlop" sign on wall, pan down to Auriol looking round exhibition. C/U Auriol and another man chatting. C/U "Dunlop" sign on wall, pan down to crowds. C/U three men chatting. Elevated shot of the exhibition. M/S headlamps on a stand. Elevated shot cars and chassis on show. Panning shot down from car maker's sign. C/U Auriol. L/S elevated shot car chassis. C/U Auriol looking at steering wheel of car, pan down to car's engine. C/U engine. M/S people walking through exhibition, pan up to "Marchal" sign.
C/U model of old-fashioned vintage car, pan to newest design. C/U car's engine. C/U engine showing blades of fan turning. M/S new modern style car. Car rotating electrically on stand. M/S new style car. Car rotating electrically on stand, another car. C/U another type of new car. Angle shot streamlined front of car. C/U car's door being opened, young women climbing in. C/U young woman sitting in car, talking to salesman. M/S young woman climbing out of car. C/U rear of car with name "Franay" on it. Boot is lifted up to show space for carrying spare wheel and luggage. Elevated shot engines and chassis on show.
Date on old record is 13/10/1948.