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  • Short Summary

    The Paris art gallery is inspected by three guards who climb over the roof.

  • Description

    "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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    890.13
    Media URN:
    15144
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:27:00 / 01:31:49:00
    Canister:
    EP 131

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