Paris is empty as everyone has gone on their August holidays.
Unissued / Unused material -
LS Up the Champs Elysees looking towards Arc de Triomphe, this is a rare shot for there is no traffic at all. LS Two, of streets in Paris nearly deserted. MS Two men on little motorbikes. MV Rows of empty seats of a pavement cafe. MS One man sitting in pavement cafe. View from moving car of deserted pavements. MS Inside Paris bus, and there is only one passenger as it moves through streets. VS Baker shops etc. in Paris, with the shutters up and closed signs. CU Two long haired people. GV of the oldest church in Paris which is on the left bank. GV Two famous left bank cafes which are closed up. GV Exterior of a Paris theatre which is closed. VS Fountains which are not spouting water. VS Tourists queuing up to go up the Eiffel Tower. VS Inside tourist bus. VS Tourist on steps of Sacre Coeur including one fat woman walking up steps. GV Ext: Sacre Coeur. VS On the camping site on the Bois de Boulogne the campers have to put up with a downpour of rain.
(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 14/08/1964.