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Jewish family visits Paris

Film | Accession Number: 2002.175.4 | RG Number: RG-60.1822 | Film ID: 4164

Paris. People look at books or journals and artwork being sold by vendors along the street. Camera pans left on buildings lining the Seine River. Cars drive across the bridge. Camera tilts down onthe Fontaine du Palmier with a statute of victory standing at the top of the column. Paris streets with cars. A cat sits on a stone wall along the Seine. A French flag flies behind. Camera pans left on a Paris street. View from a bridge on the Seine. Four military men in long black coats and white feather hats walk through the street. Notre Dame with scaffolding along its front. A street sign reads “4th ARR. RUE DE CLOITRE NOTRE-DAME”. Another reads “5th ARR. RUE DU CHAT QUI PECHE”. More shots of Parisian sites. Kids play within the Tuileries Garden. Shaky footage of the Arc de Triomphe and the Avenue des Champs-Élysées.

01:23:37 Equestrian statue outside of the Palace of Versailles. Camera pans right on the EXT of the entrance side of Versailles. The Museum of History of France at Versailles, with a CU on the inscription “A TOUTES LES GLOIRES DE LA FRANCE” (all the glories of France) on the entablature. EXT of Louis XIV’s chapel at Versailles. The gardens of Versailles. EXT of the palace, more of the garden and all the fountains. Grand Trianon in the domain of Versailles.

01:25:29 Paris city shots. The Luxor Obelisk at the middle of Place de la Concorde. The Eiffel Tower in the BG. The fountain of River Commerce and Navigation on the Place de la Concorde. WS of the Louvre Palace and Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel. Street sign “1st ARR. RUE DE RIVOLI”. Rue de Rivoli and Jardin de Tuileries fence running parallel to the street. Equestrian statue behind the Louvre. More Parisian street shots. Street sign “1ST ARR. RUE DE HONORE”. CU of the back of the Louvre. Lettering along the exterior reads “AU LOUVRE Blanc”. Church of Saint-Germain-l’Auxerrois. Camera pans right on the Pont Neuf.

Event:  1940?
Paris, France
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of James Vogel
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:50:42
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