A survey of entertainment on offer in Paris at the start of the winter season.
Various locations in Paris, France.
LS famous Marquis de Cuevas who is in poor health in bed, surrounded by his star dancer Colette Machand and other dancers of his company, Marquis is supervising the winters new ballet, the dancers walking away from his bedside to perform dance. CU Marquis and Colette applauding. Two shots of ballet being performed on stage. MS.CU.Duke Ellington talking with friends. MS CU of theatre and motion picture artists which include The Freres Jacques, Yves Montand and his wife, Simone Signoret and others. MS.CU.Pan to Duke Ellington playing piano. CU.Hands of Ellington playing piano. CU.Duke Ellington. MS.Theatre des Arts illuminated sign. MS.Crowd in foyer of theatre. CU.Sign in French, pan down to show man taking gun from his pocket and handing it to cloakroom attendant. CU.Man being searched. CU.Guns with tickets attached hanging on pegs. MS.Cloakroom attendant pointing to the leg of a girl wearing a leopard skin dress, she lifts her skirt to reveal a gun resting in the top of her stocking, she takes the gun out with the assistance of the attendant. Various shots of the crowded Theatre des Arts. Various shots of girl demonstrating washing machine to onlookers. GV.Model rockets on revolving stand. LS.Model of rocket.