Flashback to the original signing of the UN Pact and President Johnson addresses the UN.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
San Francisco, California, United States of America / USA
Aerial shot, San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge. GV Tracking shot car on its way to the War Memorial Opera House with motor cycle escort. GV The nations' flags flying outside Opera House. GV Exterior of the Opera House.
Various shots around exhibition of United Nations / UN / UNO publications celebrating its 20th anniversary. CU and LS Painting of the actual signing in 1945, pan down to people looking at exhibits. CU The book containing all the signatures from 1945. Various shots, scenes in flashback of the signing of the United Nations Pact in 1945. Dr. Wellington Koo signs for China. CU Book showing Chinese script. MS A young Andrei Gromyko for Russia. Various shots, representatives of France, Mexico and Saudi Arabia sign. LS The United States Secretary of State, Edward Stetennius signs and is congratulated by the then new American President Harry S. Truman. Various shots, President Truman walks on stage to a standing ovation to address the General Assembly .
Various shots, Present day at the Opera House on to the stage walks US President Lyndon B Johnson walks on to the stage at the Opera House, and is greeted by U Thant, Secretary-General of the United Nations. LS Cameras at the back of the Assembly filming President Johnson. MS and CU Delegates listening through headphones in the audience. Various shots, President Johnson addressing assembly and saying that this is the place to give reality to our commitments under the United Nations Charter. (Mute). Various shots, U Thant presents President Johnson with commemorative medal.
Note: Date on original record: 30/06/1965.