Delegates from various allied forces nations meet for conference at Luxembourg Palace.
Unissued / unused material.
Luxembourg Palace - Big Four in Paris, France.
Various shots of delegates getting out of car, passing line of gendarmes and entering palace. Various shots delegates enter and sit around large conference table. Includes good C/Us of Molotov. Various shots men shaking hands with each other. Various C/Us of name cards on table showing names of different nations in French. More shots of meeting, press photographers photograph the VIPs. Good shots Bevin entering conference room.
Delegates in attendance include: US Secretary of State James Byrne, British Ambassador to France Rt. Hon. Alfred Duff Cooper, Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin, Georges Bidault (French Foreign Minister?), Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov.
Old records give date as 03/07/1946.
Note: several newsreel and unissued items cover similar Paris conferences. According to paperwork this meeting is to mark the opening of the Council of Foreign Ministers.