A look at motor transport in France in 1947.
Unused / unissued material -
French title reads: "Le Salon De L'Automobile".
GV Grand Palais, Paris. Various shots interior of people looking at exhibits of the 1947 Motor Show.
MS Workers leaving factory. Various shots of the production of Berliet lorries, showing the assembly line moulding and pressing process. MS Lorries leaving factory. Various shots of unwanted American jeeps being converted into lorries, in the Duriez factory.
Various shots interior of the French motor show.
Various shots taken from inside motor coach as it travels along French roads and goes through couple of towns. Various shots of people boarding the coach outside hotel. MS Coach which carries a notice Paris-Nice-Paris, pan to petrol pumps. Various shots of French lorries on the road. Good shots of French long distance lorries which carry the names of the towns themselves. GV Sunset. Various shots of a French garage refuelling a lorry at night. Various shots, lorry driving out of the town at night.