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    The latest automobiles on show at the 1926 Pairs Motor Show. France.

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    Paris Motor Show - 1926. France.

    Title (translation): After having admired the most recent models of the French auto builders; M.Gaston Doumergue climbs into his new 40CV Renault. Shot w/ car in FG w/ chauffeur waiting; President Doumergue & other VIPs emerge from building in BG; walk toward curb. Wider shot: crowd watches as car drives away; followed by almost identical vehicle. Another shot of the 2 cars driving in path cleared through crowd. Next; LS smaller automobile in street; man walks up to it and reaches in w/ his cane.

    CU tip of cane pushes accelerator pedal on floor of car which starts to move away as cane is withdrawn. Back to LS car slowly rolls away; then stops. Man walks after it & repeats the process; making the car roll farther away; then stop again. (Throughout all this there is traffic whizzing by in the BG.) Next MLS car; man reaches in w/ cane again; but this time the car goes backwards. Exhibitions.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:48:00 / 01:57:54:00
    ON 495 B

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