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    Full title reads: "EUROPE DIVIDES".

    SIXTEEN NATION CONFERENCE

    Paris, France.
    Sixteen Nation conference in Paris. View up the tables showing cards of nations. Another angle, cards with names of nations. Long shot of conference hall - Britain's Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin speaking. Bevin speaking (natural sound): '... masses of people in Europe are faced with the problem maintaining a decent standard of life. The peoples' right to this creates an urgent demand upon all of us holding responsible posts...' During the speech several shots of delegates and the general shots of the room are seen. Count Carlo Sforza and Paul Henri Spaak are seen.

    JAN MASARYK'S FUNERAL

    Prague, Czechoslovakia.
    Long shot of crowds at night. People lining up to go into Czernin Palace, Prague. Long shot of former President of Czechoslovakia Jan Masaryk lying in state. Coffin. Closer shot of body of Masaryk. Close up shot of his face. People filing past. Side shot, people filing past. Close up shot of Jan Masaryk's face. People filing past - woman crying. Close up shot of President Edouard Benes kissing Masaryk's sister and other woman. Flag at half mast on the roof. Procession moving along street at daytime. Procession with coffin passing camera. Various shots of the people crying. Close up shot of coffin moving slowly. Three women in the procession followed by all the Ministers. More shots of the people crying. Woman throwing flowers. Panning shot of the city of Prague. Lowering of the coffin.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46418
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1424.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:20:00 / 01:18:58:00
    Canister:
    48/23
    Sort Number:
    48/023
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    Religion & Politics
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    audio-europe
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