• Short Summary

    A new building to house the United Nations in New York is opened by Truman.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Fourth Birthday Gives UN New Home".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    SV Pan Flags of United Nations.

    LV delegates and guests gather.

    SV Truman walks across dais and greets Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York. LV Truman talking to Dewey.

    LV American President Harry S Truman greeting Soviet delegate Andrei Vyshinsky.

    LV Pan down skeleton of new Skyscraper on the East River - new home for UN.

    LV of Truman making speech at open air ceremony.

    VS of crowds looking on.

    Pan down building.

    MV Trigve Lie, Secretary General of UNO putting cement under stone.

    Shots of building.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1411.12
    Media URN:
    45937
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:14:00 / 01:19:26:00
    Canister:
    49/87

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