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    Meeting of Allies' Supreme War Council.

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    Mr Lloyd George - wanted supreme war council. Rapallo, Italy (?).

    Meeting of Allies' Supreme War Council. This may be film from Rapallo; Italy; of the first summit meeting of heads of state and other representatives to co-ordinate Allied military action as the 'Supreme War Council'. Shot of British Prime Minister David Lloyd George talking to a young girl of about 12 on the right; while on left another man arranges chairs and a woman stands watching; the setting is on a sort of garden patio --in BG a row of pillars with ivy climbing up them; alongside a long stretch of grass.

    Pan on Lloyd George as he walks with cane to left; past pillar & small statue of a lady on a pedestal - wall of ivy in BG. A woman crosses right in FG. Lloyd George stops and talks to a tall man who may be the representative from the USA; 'Colonel' Edward Mandell House; stand-in for President Wilson. Pan left; showing a 3rd man; elderly; white-haired and bearded - unidentified.

    International relations; World War One; diplomacy.

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    Film ID:
    1894.24
    Media URN:
    72668
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:27:00 / 01:31:53:00
    Canister:
    ON 094 F

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