Paris wildly celebrates Armistice Day ending World War I. Merrymaking by all.
Paris France Date:1918, November 11 Duration:2 min 32 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Armistice Day celebration in Paris at end of World War 1. Men and women hold hands and snake dance at Place de la Concorde. Egyptian Obelisk in background. Army truck, filled with celebrating soldiers, drives down the street, with well-dressed civilian men running behind. French troops march carrying rifles, as onlookers crowd the sidewalks and street. Group of American soldiers singing, behind Allied officer who smokes cigarette, and has arm around shoulder of small boy (his son?) who holds folded umbrella. He kisses the boy on the cheek. Two Parisian gentlemen drink beer and smoke cigarettes, at outdoor table of cafe. Civilians crowd around two Negro French Colonial soldiers. One holds a pipe. The other picks up a wine bottle and they both drink directly from the bottle. Team of six horses pulls wagon filled with merrymaking soldiers. . Young Parisian women let soldiers in truck reach down to kiss them.
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