• Short Summary

    United Nations delegates meet to vote on the Middle East crisis. New York, America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'US appeals to UN as Mid-East crisis explodes'.

    UN meeting about Egypt and Israel. New York and Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots UN (United Nations) session in progress. MS Abba Eban (representing Israel) MS Omar Loufti (representing Egypt). MS American Henry Cabot Lodge. MS UN Secretary Dag Hammerskjold. MS Arkady Sobolev (Soviet Union).

    MS Cabot Lodge speaking, he states US position against intervention. MS Sir Pierson Dixon (UK representative) speaking: "It has been made clear to them that if at the expiration of that time one or both have not undertaken to comply with these requirements, British and French forces will intervene in whatever strength may be necessary to secure compliance".

    MS Henry Cabot Lodge. LS Sir Pierson speaking: "In these circumstances and since a vote today is being insisted upon I shall be obliged to vote against the resolution". Panning shot of delegates voting.

    MS White House at night. Various shots President Dwight Eisenhower speaking about US stand. Various shots UN building at night. Various shots of delegates arriving including Abba Eban, Sir Pierson Dixon and John Foster Dulles. Various shots of assembly, and of delegates talking from rostrum.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:13:00 / 01:04:34:00
    UN 2906 B

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