• Short Summary

    The four Foreign Ministers conference begins in Moscow.

  • Description

    Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (USSR, Russian Federation).

    LS. General view of the delegates around the table at four powers Foreign Ministers conference in Moscow - Vyacheslav Molotov, George Marshall, John Foster Dulles, Ernest Bevin and many others seen. Several shots of the delegates chatting. Exterior view of the building where the conference was held, cars and people around More shots of the Moscow buildings. Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov, the host of the conference surrounded by delegates and press. More shots of the street scenes in Moscow showing the hotels where the delegates are staying. Several shots of the central post office building showing the telegraph room where the information on the conference is sent around the world. Several close up shots of the girls working in telegraph room. USA Embassy building, facing the Kremlin, British Embassy building and French Embassy building. Close up shots of the American Ambassador Walter Bedell Smith, talking into microphone - natural sound. He is talking about arrangements for the US Secretary of State's arrival to the conference and about the importance of the conference for preservation of peace - the main subject of conference is German question. British Ambassador, Sir Maurice Peterson, enters room, sits at his desk and starts speaking. He is announcing the arrival of Ernest Bevin. He also talks about the importance of the conference and the problem of Germany being solved. LS. Building in Moscow 'The Pilots' House' where the conference takes place - this was the moving pictures studio - informs voiceover. Various indoor shots of the rooms ready for the conference. Several shots of the delegates arriving in cars to the conference. US Secretary of State, General George Marshal leaving car and entering building accompanied by American Ambassador. French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault leaving car and entering the building. Britain's Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin arriving and entering the building. Russian Foreign Secretary Molotov accompanied by Andre Vishinsky arriving and entering the building. Various shots of the conference in progress and crowd gathered outside the building.

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 47/23.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:10:00 / 01:43:31:00
    UN 1719 A

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