The Treaty of Rome - the start of the EEC / EU - is signed.
Unused / unissued material -
Rome, Italy. The Treaty of Rome - the start of the EEC / EU - is signed.
Crowd standing in the entrances of Curiazi Hall, cars arriving outside. CU Crowd applauding. Various shots of Curiazi Hall, and Campidoglic's Square all hung with flags and floodlit, cameramen crowded round and some standing on Marcus Arelius horse statue. Various shots of the arrival of Mayor Tupini and of the Foreign Ministers. Various shots of the ministers signing. CU Signed papers and of them shaking hands and talking amongst themselves. Various shots of the ministers taking their places in the hall and signing papers.
(Lav.) Old record suggests material may date from around 27/03/1957.
Among those attending - Josef Bech (Prime Minister of Luxemburg), Konrad Adenauer (Chancellor of West Germany), Paul Henri Spaak (PM of Belgium), Christian Pineau (French Foreign Minister),Gaetano Martino (Italian Foreign Minister), Dr Joseph Luns (Dutch Foreign Minister).