Huge crowd gathers at the Arc de Triomphe in Longchamps in France to watch horse race. Women dressed fashionably arrive to watch the races. The horses race. The horse 'Chocolate Eclair' wins the race.
Scenes shot in 1942 and 1943 from inside German occupied Paris France. German officers and civilians at the Longchamps racetrack in Paris, France. Horses run on a dirt track. German troops at the Eternal Light for the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior at the Arc de Triomphe. A German Panther tank captured by the FFI (French Forces of the Interior) in 1944. French collaborator Ferdinand De Brinon speaks into a microphone. German officers listen carefully. Collaborators Marcel Deat, and Laval's son in law, Comte Rene de Chambrun also seen. French Regimental flag held by French collaborator militia. A crowd outside Notre Dame Cathedral. French Marshal Philippe Petain arrives in a car. French collaborationist troops stand at attention. Ceremony for the Legion against the Soviet Russia shows assemblage and German Swastikas on a wall.
Events during the Paris Peace Conference. A huge crowd gathered at Longchamps Racecourse. People seen walking around. French police and guards also seen. A person standing on the stool to view the racecourse. People sitting in the shed of the stadium. United States President Woodrow Wilson and Mrs. Wilson also attend the races on the opening day of Peace Treaty. View of horses in the racecourse.
Scenic view of Paris in spring. A view of Eiffel Tower from outskirts of Paris, France. Flowers in the foreground. Chestnut trees in front of The Louvre museum. A bridge over the stream. Chestnut trees in blossom in Bois de Boulogne. Traffic on the road. Cars go for races to Auteuil or Longchamps.
The city of Paris, France under German occupation during World War II. Interiors of the Paris Opera House during a German meeting. German officials exit from the gate of a public building accompanied by French politician Pierre Laval. The German officials shake hands with Laval who enters a car. View of the Longchamps race track. German and French officials with civilian officials during an outdoor ceremony. A French official pins medals on German soldiers. German, French officials and people outside a cathedral. A ceremony at the eternal light at the Arc de Triomphe. A scuffle in the crowd on the sidewalk.