• Short Summary

    American ladies set off to call for peace at Conference in Switzerland.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "American Women Sail For Geneva To Demand Peace. Mrs Hooper explains purpose of delegation bearing a million signatures asking for disarmament."

    United States of America.

    Mrs Hooper and her three colleagues stand on the dockside with their pile of petitions to take to the Disarmament Conference. Mrs Hooper is explain what they are going to Geneva for.

    Intertitle reads: "Off for Geneva".

    Shots of their ship setting off for Europe.

    Intertitle reads: "Ruth Nichols brings farewell bouquet by air".

    A flying boat comes overhead and lands near the ship.

    Intertitle reads: "Dr Woolley, only woman arms delegate receives the flowers".

    Ruth Nichols, female aviator, presents Dr Woolley with two bouquets. One from Eleanor Roosevelt and one from the Womens International League of Peace and Freedom. Dr Woolley replies with thanks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    582.11
    Media URN:
    58970
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:21:00 / 01:28:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 146 B

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