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    New York, United States of America (USA).

    American title reads "United Nations - Just before Christmas in New York City, new world capital - the Council of Foreign Ministers and the UN General Assembly, conclude the most promising meetings in their history".

    Various shots of the United Nations General Assembly at meeting - delegates seated, speakers change, men applauding. American Secretary of State Mr James Byrnes speaks - natural sound. He talks about the American success of disarmament and their willingness to disarm even more and faster. Applause after he finishes.

    Several shots of Britain's Foreign Minister Mr Ernest Bevin onboard Queen Elizabeth on his departure from New York. He is talking to cameras - natural sound. He also praises disarmament success and wishes Happy Christmas and bright New Year to all.

    Several shots of Soviet delegate Viacheslav Molotov speaking on his departure - he also sailing back home on Queen Elizabeth. He wishes Happy New Year to all Americans through his interpreter, says goodbye and leaves.

    Several shots of the Assembly meeting.

    Several shots of John D. Rockefeller Junior, leaving a building. Voiceover informs the audience about his generous donation of land on Manhattan to United Nations.

    Various shots of New York's skyscrapers and Statue of Liberty.

    Note - the item is out of sync.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:35:00 / 01:43:45:00
    UN 1601 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1601 B
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    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution Religion & Politics Historical Figures & Celebrities
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