Drs Davidenko & Rouques, Lecoeur, Thorez carried on a stretcher into plane, Duclos & Marty.
Orly Airfield, France.
Thorez leaves for Russia for treatment after paralytic stroke. Newspaper clipping about the event.
LS. Russian Dakota aircraft taxiing to halt. LS. Doctor Davidenko and Doctor Rouques Russian boarding 'plane. MS. A group of French Communist leaders. LS. Auguste Lecoeur communist leader with two uniformed Russians walking towards plane. LS. Thorez lifted from ambulance and carried into plane. MS. Photographers scrambling to get pictures. LS. The ambulance alongside plane. LS. Friends of Thorez including Jacques Duclos Communist leader and Marty communist leader, waving.