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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of Ernest Bevin being met by Alfred Duff Cooper, British Ambassador, and arriving at the Paris meeting with Molotov and Bidault, the Russian and French Foreign Ministers.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Paris, France

    LS Ernest Bevin (Minister for Foreign Affairs) and Alfred Duff Cooper, British Ambassador in France, alighting from a car in Paris to meet Vyacheslav Molotov and Georges Bidault, Foreign Ministers of Russia and France respectively to discuss the American Economic Aid offer (the Marshall Plan). MS Molotov and other Russian delegates taking their place at the conference table. CU Molotov seated at the table. MS Bidault seated at table. MS Bevin takes his place. Bidault comes over to him and shakes hands with him enthusiastically. CU Molotov seated, his neighbour fanning himself. CU Bevin. LS General view of delegates round the conference table with photographers dodging to and fro. (3 shots). LS Exterior of the building with French tricolour flying. (3 shots). LS Bevin's plane taxiing in at Le Bourget airfield. MS Bevin alighting from plane and being greeted by Duff Cooper. Various shots as they leave the airport and get into the official car.

    Note: "Date received" on original record reads: 30/06/1947.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:21:00 / 01:18:26:00
    UN 1749 D

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