Maurice Thorez addresses a Communist gathering in Paris, France.
Paris France Date:1948 Duration:33 sec Sound:NO SOUND
French communist party leader Maurice Thorez addresses a crowd in Paris, France. French communists march along streets with banners. Thorez and some communist leaders walk along the streets. A large crowd marches in a procession with the communist leaders. Maurice Thorez addresses the assembled crowd. Sign seen in crowd reads, 'Vive Le PCF', translated as 'Long live the PCF' PCF stands for the Parti communiste français, or French Communist Party. Very short shot of the ruins of a train accident are seen at the end of the clip, possibly the aftermath of the collision between the Paris-Nancy Express and the Paris-Strasbourg fast train.
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