While in England to appear in M-G-M’s Conspirator, Robert Taylor pays a weekend visit to Paris, France, with his old flying pal, Ralph Couser, who accompanied him on the trip abroad.
Left to right: signing an autograph for a fan outside of Notre Dame**; looking up at Notre Dame from a nearby bridge; Notre Dame from the side; a distant view showing the bridge at the left of the photo;
* A brasserie is a type of restaurant with a relaxed setting, which serves single dishes and other meals.. A brasserie can be expected to have professional service, printed menus, white linen. Typically, a brasserie is open every day of the week and serves the same menu all day. (Wikipedia)
**Notre-Dame de Paris, finished 1345, is French for “Our Lady of Paris”), an historic Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. The cathedral is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world. (Wikipedia)
***The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica and often simply Sacré-Cœur is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris, France. A popular landmark, the basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in the city. Sacré-Cœur is a double monument, political and cultural, both a national penance for the defeat of France in the 1871 Franco-Prussian War and the socialist Paris Commune of 1871crowning its most rebellious neighborhood, and an embodiment of conservative moral order, publicly dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which was an increasingly popular vision of a loving and sympathetic Christ. (Wikipedia)
****The Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile (Arch of Triumph of the Star) is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the center of the Place Charles de Gaulle (originally named Place de l’Étoile), at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. The Arc de Triomphe (in English: “Triumphal Arch”) honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I. (Wikipedia)