May Day parade and activities in Paris
MAY DAY IN PARIS
LS. and MS. The Queen of 'Halles' arriving at the Elysees Palace. LS. Auriol with the Queen and 'Fortes de Halles' (strongmen of the Central Market), wearing their traditional large felt hats. CU The Queen de 'Halles'. MS. Auriol receiving the gift of luck - Lily of the Valley. MS. Auriol speaking to the Queen. LS. Various G.V's of the Procession. MS. African contingent in the procession. MS. (elevated) the Procession. (two shots). LS. The procession, MS. Various personalities marching in the parade, LS. The procession. MS. Crowd watching. LS. (Elevated) Men holding banner in the procession. MS. Crowd watching. GV's the procession. LS. Crowd watching. LS. The parade. LS. Men standing in stands watching procession. GV. French crowds in the procession. LS. GV. Monumental Column in Place de la Bastille - pan down to procession in the square below. LS. Flags. LS. General Charles De Gaulle walking towards and climbing steps up to speakers dais. LS. French flags flying around the dais. LS. Back view, of De Gaulle speaking to crowd. LS. GV. Crowd listening. - pan to De Gaulle speaking. LS. Full screen crowd. GV. Scene at Fair, dummy in the foreground. LS. Open air dancing. SV. LS. Serving drinks etc, at the Fair.