• Short Summary

    Roundup of the latest news from France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FOCUS ON FRANCE".


    A model of Revillon wearing expensive furs at the fashion show in Paris. Model stepping down from dais wearing expensive fur. She walks among audience. Close up shot of a woman looking on. Long shot of three models displaying furs. Closer shot of the models.
    Louvre Museum. Close up shot of statue of 'Victory of Samothrace'. Close up shot of actress Ingrid Bergman. Back view, Jean Cocteau, the author, kissing Bergman on cheeks. Close up shot of Bergman holding miniature of statue.
    Elysee Palace, reception of UNO delegates. Long shot of exterior of Elysee Palace with car arriving. Mr Edouard Herriot entering Elysee Palace. Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt, President Vincent Auriol and Mrs Pandit talking in palace. Close up shot of Ernest Bevin and General George Marshall talking. Russian delegate in UNO Vyshinsky and others. Close up shot of Vishinsky and Auriol talking.
    People standing on lorry waiting to go to work during transport strike. Exterior of station, pan to man looking at map. High angle shot of train station platform showing empty track. Empty bus shelter. Group of people looking at map. General view of busy street. Close up shot of a car passing gendarme. Lorry crowded with workers going along street. Workers climbing into back of lorry. Close up shot of writing on side of wagon 'Montparnasee'. Close up shot of a clock showing time - five to nine.
    De Gaulle's Tour of France. Long panning shot of crowd at station waiting for arrival of General Charles De Gaulle. De Gaulle in crowd, shaking hands with people. Man's hands giving victory sign in foreground. Travel shot, people on kerb applauding. Close up shot of the crowd applauding. General view, crowd listening to De Gaulle. Rostrum in background with Cross of Lorraine above. High angle panning shot of the crowd applauding. High angle shot of the crowd applauding. Close up shot of De Gaulle talking into mikes gesticulating characteristically.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:49:00 / 01:31:45:00

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