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Sightseeing in Paris; World's Fair 1937; Cherbourg

Film | Accession Number: 2017.326 | RG Number: RG-60.0180 | Film ID: 4346

"FRANCE" Riverside. "Views of Paris" Street scenes in Paris. Seine. Book market. Street traffic with parked Coca-Cola truck. Shops. La Madeleine church. Arc de Triomphe and cafe. Le Figaro. Riverboats. Fountain. Children playing. Outdoor cafe. Pedestrians crossing the street. American-Express-Co building.

01:05:53 "The World's Fair In Paris" Pan up, Eiffel Tower. Crowds attend the World's Fair. Pavilions with fountains and monuments. 01:06:57 Nazi flag flying from the Germany pavilion. CUs of Great Britain and USA pavilions. Visitors. The Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne was held from 25 May to 25 November 1937 in Paris, France.

01:07:54 "In the Tuileries Garden along the Champs Elysees" (color film, some damage with magenta dye) Garden views. People reading news.

01:10:00 "Cherbourg" (black and white) Workers on bicycles. Waterfront. Clocktower. American visitors (the Major Family) pose for camera. HAS, train station. Scouts. Sign: "VICHY Mai Octobre VICHY" People wait in the station. 01:11:29 "The 'Columbus' Arrives" Large ship approaches the port in Cherbourg. Crowd gathers to watch a young woman seated at a table rolling dice, sailors assist. "The End"

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:12:29
Event Date
approximately May-November 1937
Locale
Paris, France
Cherbourg, France
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Ann Major
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:28:46
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