Inauguration Of New Unesco House 1958

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    Place Fontenay, Paris, France.

    CU. Alexander Calder's mobile, Eiffel Tower in background. LS.UNESCO building. CU. UNESCO building. LS.CU. President of France, Rene Coty arriving and being welcomed by representatives. GV Flags of various nations. CU.President Coty. CU Flags. Various shots of Coty accompanied by various representatives, walking past crowds. CU Panning shot of Picasso's mural. LS.Coty being greeted. CU. Mr. Radhakrishnan, Vice President of India, speaking. VS Assembly. CU. Coty making speech. VS assembly.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
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    Media URN:
    84237
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2918.24
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:18:00 / 01:45:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 3153 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3153 D
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  • The inaugurate seen here took place on 3 November 1958.

    "Place Fontenay" in text and tags should read Place de Fontenoy.

    "Mr. Radhakrishnan, Vice President of India, speaking." - this is Mr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Despite what it says in the shpts list, he doesn't speak.

    jamied 4th Feb 2013

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