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    "The Louvre - a mighty palace of pleasure" reads the introductory intertitle.

    Panning shot of the Paris art gallery. "To the Louvre Guards, however, it is 45 acres of roof space, to be inspected regularly." M/S of three guards climbing onto the roof of the gallery. High angle shot of one of the guards standing on a rooftop with another part of the Louvre visible below. He inspects the chimneys.

    L/S of several guards inspecting various parts of the roof. The rooftop stretches off into the distance. "Every foot of roof to be examined. - no danger of fire must jeopardise the treasures below." C/Us of the roof and chimneys being inspected.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 533.

    Safety print exists.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:27:00 / 01:31:49:00
    EP 131
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    EP 131
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    hopscotch - 1911 Chariots of Fire 2 1920s Paris - General Views King of beasts 1920s Paris 1920s Paris 1920s Paris Paris GVs Louvre Various Paris
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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