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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

    Aerial views of Geneva, League of Nations Palace and Cointrin airfield. L/S of plane landing and taxiing along runway.

    Mr Trygvie Lie, Secretary General to the United Nations, enters his plane at Le Bourget airfield in Paris and raises his hat to onlookers. Pilot enters plane and plane takes off. Shots inside the plane during journey. Plane lands at Geneva. Mr Lie leaves plane, greeted by officials.

    At League of Nations Palace, Lie is greeted by Mr SDM Lester, secretary of UNRRA. At Department of the Interior Lie is greeted by Vice President of Swiss Federation, Dr Phillip Etter.

    Several shots of Fiorello La Guardia arriving by plane at Cointrin airfield and being greeted by officials. Shots of the American Army Air Force plane that brought La Guardia to Geneva. M/S of Swiss Gendarmes. La Guardia gets into car.

    Several shots of the apartments La Guardia will stay in, furnished in Italian 18th century style.

    Various shots of UNRRA conference in session in Palace of League of Nations. Exterior shots of building with flags of several nations flying. UNRRA commissionaires in uniform.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:23:00 / 01:38:58:00
    UN 1516 A
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    UN 1516 A
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    Religion & Politics
    Temporary Workspaces: 25.9.2010 00:00 Fiorello La Guardia
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