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    Arrival of M St Laurent (Canadian Premier ) in France. Meeting dignitaries & driving through Paris

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    Paris, France


    MS. Train drawing in to platform at Gare du Nord. MS. M. St. Laurent stepping down from train and being greeted by Minister. Robert Schumann is only face visible. LMS. Elevated St. Laurent stepping down from train. MS. Back view St. Laurent shaking hands with ministers. MS. Elevated shot of Back view St. Laurent shaking hands with ministers. MS. Elevated he moves off. SCU. St. Laurent chatting to woman. MS Onlookers. MS. St. Laurent and M. Rene Pleven (formerly French Defence Minister - now French Premier), walking towards. MS. St. Laurent standing to attention. MS. St. Laurent with M. Pleven and M. Jules Moch. SCU. Robert Schumann. MS. Moch, St. Laurent and Pleven. MS. Onlookers. LS. Exterior of the station as car drives away. MS. M. Pleven. M. Vincent Auriol (French President), St. Laurent and Madame Auriol posing at door of the Elysee Palace. MS. St. Laurent and Auriol shake hands. St. Laurent then shakes hands with Madame Auriol. SCU. St. Laurent shaking hands with Pleven. MS. Back view St. Laurent walks past M. Schumann, and others. CU. Auriol chatting to General Vanier, Canadian Ambassador to France (later Canada's Governor General) SCU. St. Laurent, Vanier and another walking away. MS. Pleven, Auriol. St. Laurent and Madame Auriol in doorway of Palace. MS. St. Laurent shakes hands with Auriol, then shakes hands with Madame Auriol. SCU. St. Laurent chatting with Pleven. MS. St. Laurent chatting to Pleven, Schumann and Moch. MS. St. Laurent walking down steps with Gen. Vanier. SCU. St. Laurent speaking into mike. MS. Car driving up. SCU. St. Laurent getting into car followed by General Vanier. LS. Car driving off. MS. Towards and pan car containing St. Laurent and M. Moch. driving to the Arc de Triomphe. LS. The car with motorcycle escort driving across the Place de la Concorde. LMS. MS. Car driving along street. MS. Back view driving along the Champs Elysee. Arc de Triomphe in background. SCU. The Arc de Triomphe. SCU. Ceremonial guard of honour presenting arms. MS. St. Laurent and Moch standing before guard of honour. & MS. Side view. MS. Towards St. Laurent and Moch walking past guard. SCU. Guardsmen. MS. St. Laurent laying wreath on tomb of Unknown Warrior. LMS. St. Laurent standing before tomb. CU. Wreath. MS. Moch signing the Golden Book. SCU. St. Laurent signing the Golden Book. MS. Mounted guardsman with drawn sabre. SCU. Flame on the tomb and the wreath.

    (Mute. F.G.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:44:00 / 01:27:19:00
    UN 2331 C

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