A man operates an instrument to measure sway on top of the July Column at Place de la Bastille, in Paris, France.
Paris France Date:1940 Duration:1 min 35 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Several men and women enter the Colonne de Juilliet (July Column) at the center of the Place de la Bastille, in Paris, France. View of the Spirit of Liberty Statue, sculpted by Auguste Dumont, atop the tower. Men and women emerge from internal stairs in the column and walk out onto circular balcony. A man with beard is setting up an instrument to measure the sway of the tower. He checks readings on the instrument. He discusses the action of the instrument with a woman. Another woman near railing looks down. The Eiffel Tower is visible in the distance. View of instrument plunger reacting to the tower's sway. A heavy woman enters the tower. As she walks about on the balcony, the sway meter responds strongly.
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