• Short Summary

    Republicans parade against Hitlerism in Berlin - in Geneva speeches are made calling for disarmament

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Berlin. Critical days in Germany. Thousands of Republicans pledge themselves to maintain 'Iron Front' against Hitlerism."

    Berlin, Germany.

    Men in uniforms march with flags inside large hall. Closer shots of the men - they are wearing uniform jackets and peaked caps with badges on. They carry various banners and flags. C/U faces of men marching - these ones do not carry flags.

    High angle shot of one large group of men dressed for physical exercise, pan across to other men in uniform. L/S of the many ranks of men on the floor of the hall. The seats around the side are also crowded. Men standing on the floor of the hall.

    Intertitle reads: "At Geneva ... Sir John Simon & M. Tardieu make magnificent orations on the World's greatest problem today - Disarmament!"

    Geneva, Switzerland.

    MS of Sir John Simon speaking at the World Disarmament Conference. Cutaways to delegates. C/U Chinese or Japanese delegates. He says that the British Government may wish to join in discussions about arms limitations.

    MS Andre Tardieu, of France, speaking in French. Cut aways to delegates. Speech continues over footage of rows of graves in war cemetery; footage of the destruction of buildings; the barrel of an artillery piece; an field gun being fired; more cutaways of the Conference Hall. Tardieu's speech is greeted with applause as he leaves the podium.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    663.28
    Media URN:
    4797
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:47:00 / 01:35:09:00
    Canister:
    32/13

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