13161_22765_versailles_french_rev.mov

13161_22765_versailles_french_rev

The gates at Versailles, palace of Louis the XIV, open and the camera enters the courtyard. Statue of Louis XIV on a horse. Shots inside palace halls and of royal French relief sculptures. Hallway of mirrors. Fountains at Versailles with cherub babies spurting water high in the air. Long line of Model T looking cars drive towards Versailles flanked by large crowds. People rush up steps to get closer to a famous politician, and are controlled by military. The Big Four of World War One, Clemenceau of France, Lloyd George of England, Orlando of Italy, and Woodrow Wilson from the US exit from their cars and enter the peace conference. Inside is the first meeting of the League of Nations, with Versailles packed to the brim and diplomats sitting in a large conference hall. CU on the paper version of the Treaty of Versailles.

1920s
Subjects: 
B&W
Not Explicit