French Perfume (1940-1949)

Footage №66988, 2 parts, black-white
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Director:Degrenje Sharlj. Degrenier Charles
Camera operators:Elshaud Rejmon. Elshoud Raymond

Reel №1

Map of France.

The perfume industry is concentrated in the Maritime Alps and the city of Grasse.

Alpes-Maritimes and Grass on the map.

Fuming pipe plant.

Blooming jasmine bush.

In the mountains of the Alps grow mint, lavender, rosemary, etc.


View of the mountains and plains.

General view of the city of Grasse.


Mountain creek.

Blooming orange blossom.

Manual collection of flowers.

The flowers are ready for distillation.

Rose garden.

flowers collectors.

The factory in Grasse.

In the yard of the plant from the bag into the flowers.

The distillation process.

plant arrangements.

Processing of narcissus flowers.

Sealed devices for processing the flowers.

Fields of lavender.

Farmers in the sickles cut lavender.

Horse carts brought sacks with lavender on a plant.

Further processing of lavender.


Key words

France, 1940, the chemical industry, production

Reel №2



Collection of jasmine flowers.

Collection of tuberose.

Collectors are baskets full of flowers on delivery.


The contents are weighed on the scales.

These flowers can not be distilled.

Atelier, in which women laid them on trays with a view to preserving the smell.

Then do pomadoobraznuyu mass.

The manufacturing process for producing an extract of the flowers.

Perfume sniffing the resulting essence.

Filling bottles.

The device, sticking labels.

Rice field.

Rice harvest.

Sort roots: one made with powdered sugar.

The processing in the plant.

Related perfume production: bottles and others.

Finished products in containers on display.

Flowering shrubs and trees.

Woman squirting himself from a bottle with a spray

Key words

France, 1940, the chemical industry, production

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