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    Buffalo Stadium, Montrouge, Paris, France.

    World Peace Congress.

    L.S. Buffalo Stadium, showing delegates marching round the arena. L.S. Elevated delegates walking around arena. M.S. Elevated delegates carrying banners showing their country's names. M.S. Delegates in arena walking past. L.S. Audience watching in the stadium. M.S. People watching in stadium (Konni Zilliacus on left. M.S. People watching in stadium (Konni Zilliacus on left.) Russian Officers. M.S. Placard being carried along by crowd. M.S. Elevated delegates marching around arena. M.S. People watching. M.S. Delegates walking around arena with placard L.S. Crowd in stadium M.S. The Archimendrich Nicholas (Head of Russian Orthodox church) and Dr. Hewlett Johnson, Dean of Canterbury watching. S.C.U. Two others watching. S.C.U. Another man watching, L.S. Elevated G.V. stadium. M.S. Delegates in middle of stadium.

    N.B. Regret that cannot identify any more personalities. Am certain that all those mentioned on attached dope to 2109.D. such as Picasso, do not appear.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:50:01:00 / 01:51:17:00
    UN 2109 D
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    UN 2109 D
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    Religion & Politics
    Picasso The History of Colour correva l'anno 1949 Paris for World Peace
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The World Peace Congress featured here took place on 20 April 1949.

    "Archimendrich Nicholas" in text and tags should read Archimandrite Nicholas.

    Referring to the final paragraph in the shots list, I'm pretty sure Picasso didn't attend the event, but he certainly created the poster for the event, featuring a dove.

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