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Sightseeing in Paris; German officers

Film | Accession Number: 2003.483.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4407 | Film ID: 2719

More tourist-y views of Paris streets, including Eiffel Tower and the obelisk in the Place de la Concorde. The camera sometimes focuses on individuals, such as the woman seen before, the elderly man, and the German officer leading the map meeting with the glasses (in Story 4414). 01:09:55 SEQ: German with dark-rimmed glasses with three French women (not seen before). Street scenes, signs, buses, pedestrians and German soldier, cars, "Café de la Paix" restaurant on corner. Policeman looks directly into camera briefly. Man with glasses in previous map scene walks across the city streets with civilian clothes, camera follows him. 01:13:32 Newspaper vendor displays his goods and passersby slow down to read the headlines. 01:14:36 Opera Garnier house. 01:14:59 Cameraman filming himself and German with glasses (in Story 4414 - map scene) in mirrored shop window, both in civilian clothes. EXT, Hotel Scribe. 01:15:08 Shots of 6 uniformed Germans walking towards the camera, standing on a balcony with the Arc de Triomphe in the distance. They are almost certainly all from the map session shown in Story 4414, Film ID 2720. Shot of women through pane of glass, Eiffel Tower reflection seen. More aerial and ground-level shots of a German military parade, with the Arc de Triomphe in the BG.

Event:  June 1940?
Paris, France
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Unknown Film Source
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:42:37
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