Building the International Exposition in Paris

Building the International Exposition in Paris

Video:


Date:
1935-1937

Collection:
Die Katze im Sack

Archive/Collection:
Die Katze im Sack, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Source URL:
http://www.ushmm.org/online/film/display/detail.php?file_num=4706



Description:
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

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Location(s):
Paris, France
[codepeople-post-map] Format:
16mm
Duration:
05:16.00
Color/B&W:
B&W
Sound/Silent:
Silent
Form:
home movie

Archive:
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum



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filmvideo@ushmm.org

Rights:
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