Film: 5355

Newsreels + Film Magazines | 1940 | Sound | B/W


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Soldiers in Paris. Opening of Parliament January 1947. Swearing in of President Vincent Auriol.

Motorcade and street crowds. Soldiers returning home. War ruins. Interior of Catholic Church. Algeria. Japan ( crowd and street scenes). Post war Germany. Sombre mood. Icebreaker. Sport. Curling. Rugby. War memorial. Coal mining in Lorraine. Prefab houses. La Fete des Meres. Women drinking sherry. Children in bunkbeds with soup. Agricultural show. Cattle competition. Male beauty contest - bodybuilders. Escaped bull in the street. Parade with traditional costume. Cross country skiing. Paris covered in snow. Soldiers in desert. French / Spanish border closed. Police at railway stations. Flooded city. Industrial shots. Sappers. Unexploded bombs. Deer in snow. Chicken in sunglasses.

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