Preparations made to Elysee Palace for new French president, probably Vincent Auriol.
Unissued / unused material.
Preparations are being made to make the Elysee Palace ready for the New President of France (Vincent Auriol?), Champs Elysees, Paris.
Night shots exterior of building (not very clear). CU elaborate carving on the ceiling of the reception room. CUs of some of the tapestries. CU of antique clock. MS and CU of one of the elaborate staircases. MS of a lighted chandelier, panning down to a general view of the room where Napoleon 1st signed his abdication in 1815; also was the boudoir of Empress Marie Louise. General view of the Minister's Council Chamber. Various detail shots of the Murals. Journalists admitted for the first time to the rooms, taking notes. MS Ambassador's Chamber. CU pan of the china and glass tableware for use on state occasions. LS & MS Various exterior views of the palace. The ornate gateway to the grounds. CU the huge glass porch and main entrance. Various shots gardens with gardeners working in there.
Date on dope sheet is 19/11/1946.