- Title: CF808
FRANCE, 1918. Ls large chateau in France, vs cu chateau, ha shot steam train leaving station, mcu soldiers stand at windows as train slowly passes, pan across group of soldiers at station waving and smiling, cu piece of paper with announcement of armistice, army camp in woods, officer leads three cheers for armistice and waves US flag, black soldier, cu watch with time at 10.45. American soldiers look at their watches waiting for eleventh hour, they cheer and wave their helmets, troops read map, load shells, read message and throw helmets into the ai.
Soldiers shake hands with civilians and pose for camera, soldiers with pet dog in small camp, group of soldiers bury last German shell, vs soldiers waving, dancing to brass bands, two soldiers dance together. Soldiers salute American flag then raise flag to top of mast on ruined tower, soldiers celebrating in small towns in France, black soldier salutes to black officer, black soldiers, French and American soldiers celebrate, swap hats, cheer under US flag.
Ha shot Paris as armistice celebrated by huge crowds, man puts up poster with news of armistice, women on balcony of Mme Georgette wave US, French and British flags, joyful Parisians run towards camera, crowds, people wave flags from balconies, vs crowds celebrate, embrace soldiers, dance in street, troops along on lorries, soldiers march along street, men and women drink in street cafe, two black American soldiers drink from bottle of wine, ha shot of vast crowd, soldiers lean out of back of lorry and kiss women, celebration continue into the night.
Woodrow Wilson off train in France for peace conference at Versailles, arrives at Brest, in carriage with George V, greeted by crowds.
- Keywords:WW1, WORLD WAR ONE, ARMISTICE, BLACK AMERICAN TROOPS, PARIS, AFRO-AMERICANS
- Master Title:CF808