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  • Short Summary

    Peace rally in London prepares massive petition to send to Geneva Disarmament Conference.

  • Description

    Full Title reads: "London - 2,071,944 Signatures! Britain's "messages of peace" leave for World Disarmament Conference at Geneva."

    London.

    Crowd gathered before building. Various people are standing in the entrance of the building. Above the door is a sign which reads "Womens International League Stands for World Disarmament".

    People in the crowd carry sandwich boards with slogans like "Lighten the load", "Military Aircraft", and "Big Guns and Tanks".

    Closer shot - a man walks out of the doorway. He is tall and balding (currently unidentified). Next to him is a man with a sandwich board which reads "Giant Warships and submarines are forbidden to Germany. Why Not Abolish All Round?"

    Shots of banners at the side of the crowd - "World Disarmament 2,000,000 Signatures from Great Britain". A police sergeant is standing close by.

    Packages are placed under a sign saying 'Going to Geneva'.

    C/U Banner.

    Sound track missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    641.15
    Media URN:
    4622
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:40:00 / 01:19:27:00
    Canister:
    32/7

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