Death of French playwright and poet Paul Claudel - montage of shots showing his successes.
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Death of Paul Claudel - French poet and playwright. Paris, France.
Various shots body of Claudel on his deathbed. Shots of his study.
Montage of library shots:
M. Claudel in Washington in 1931 when he awarded Legion of Honour to Admiral Byrd after his Arctic expedition. In 1939, Claudel with aged people at a dinner given by the Catholic Welfare organisation, in Paris. In 1952, signing his books at a charity occasion for the benefit of General Leclerc's 2nd Armoured Division.
In 1953, in Hamburg: various shots his play "Tobie and Sara" being performed. Claudel is called on the stage at show's end.
Date on dope sheet is 24/02/1955.