TRIP TO FRANCE 1948

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: TRIP TO FRANCE 1948

Reference number: 9346

Date: 1948

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.13 mins

Description: Amateur footage of a trip by the 2nd Lanark Scouts to Île-de-France, including visits to London and Paris.

See also ref 9347

Shotlist: [no title] [BW] c/u shots of notebook with details of Scouts on trip and itinerary - brief shots of people on night train (0.35) gvs regimental band marching along The Mall, Buckingham Palace and crowds, Household Cavalry passing - gvs Scouts feeding pigeons in Trafalgar Square - gvs Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, St. Paul's Cathedral (1.49) Saturday 31st July - Hope we have a calm sail over to Dieppe tonight! - Sunday - Paris here we come - Scouts walking across square in Paris, and with Eiffel Tower in background - high angle shots of streets and River Seine from Eiffel Tower (3.22) [COL] Scouts walking away from Eiffel Tower - Tuesday 3rd. Aug - Today we visited Notre Dame Cathedral with its lovely stained glass windows - gv frontage of cathedral - int shot of stained glass window - busy Paris street scene - group of Scouts eating grapes (4.15) Wednesday 4th Aug - end of sightseeing in Paris. Tomorrow we go to camp at St Rémy l’Honoré. - gv rural landscape - roadsigns to Mantes and St Rémy l’Honoré - gv Scouts walking along town street, flowers - c/u shot of RAF grave marker in Les Mesnuls churchyard, Yvelines - Scouts having meal at camp in field - gv camp - boy holds up two large French loaves - gvs farm buildings (6.02) Monday 9th August - Tomorrow we will visit the Palace of Versailles. - gvs gardens and palace at Versailles (7.05) [BW] Thursday 12th August - Camp's over . Tomorrow we leave for home. - gvs Scouts on station platform at Les Essarts le Roi - goods train passes with diesel locomotive - level crossing barrier rises, traffic drives across track - c/u station sign - electric train passes (7.48) steam train passes - LMS loco 2269 enters Lanark station - c/u station sign (8.13)