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Building the International Exposition in Paris

Film | Accession Number: 2003.483.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4398 | Film ID: 2716

International Exposition in Paris: river, buildings and pavilions under construction for opening in May 1937 (date of this footage unknown, possibly 1935 as follows shots of Barbusse's death in Moscow in 1935). Sign: "Exposition Internationale de 1937 section de la -nce d'outremer" Sign: "Exposition Internationale de 1937 Pavillon des Stats du Levant enterprise generale Les charpentiers de Paris 24 Rue Larouste" Crowds in winter clothing. Pan of pavilions under construction, scaffolding, structures, statues, cranes. 01:10:38 CU, flag with hammer and sickle, workers building the Russian pavilion. CU, man lifting wooden board. 01:11:14 CU, German flag with Nazi swastika. LS, pavilions under construction. Sign: "Parcs D'Attractions" MS (blurry) men in group, talking. Statues for Russian pavilion under construction in BG. Woman polishing statues, looks at camera and makes a face. CUs, workers polishing statue. Giant sickle.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:05:17
Event Date
1935-1937
Locale
Paris, France
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Unknown Film Source
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