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    Peace delegates assembling for meeting in Rome

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    Rome, Italy


    CU. Head shot of workman smoking, watching arrivals of delegates, MS. Women delegates arriving. MS. Oriental delegates arriving. MS. The Rumanian writer Sadoveanu arriving. SCU. Delegates alighting from car. MS. Mrs Cudinova, Czech M.P. arriving. SCU. Pablo Picasso, French painter, and another delegate (Picasso on right) SCU. Russian novelist Fadeev arriving. MS. Ilya Ehrenburg. Russian writer, being shaken by hand upon arrival. SCU. Ehrenburg chatting to another man. CU. The Russian Ambassador to Italy, Kostilev. SCU. Black Africa's representative, Mr D'Arbussier and the exiled Brazilian writer Jorge Amado chatting. MS. Delegates, SCU. Signor Pietro Nenni, Italian Left Socialist Leader. MS. Dr. Hewlett Johnson, Dean of Canterbury. SCU. Dr. Johnson. CU. Dr. Johnson speaking into mike. SCU. The historian Croxter chatting to a woman. CU. Croxter speaking into microphone. CU. Professor Bernal, Polish University Physicist speaking into mike. SCU. Professor Dembowsky from Poland. CU. Dembowsky speaking into mike. SCU. Professor Mukarowsky from Czechoslovakia. CU. Mukarowsky speaking into mike. SCU. Lukacs, Hungarian Philosopher, speaking into mike. SCU. On Di Vittorio, Italian Trade Union Chief chatting to Mr D'Arbussier and another. CU. Vittorio speaking into mike. MS. Communist boss Luigi Longo. CU. The writer Bontempelli speaking into mike. LMS. Delegates walking down staircase into hall. LD. Audience in balcony above slogan. LS. Audience. CU. Sign on stage - 'PAGE'. MS. People in audience. LS. Delegates on stage. LS. Audience applauding.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:50:49:00 / 01:52:16:00
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  1. Unknown user says

    The peace meetings were held between 28-31 October 1949.

    "Sadoveanu" is Mihail Sadoveanu.

    "Fadeev" should read Alexander Fadeyev.

    "Kostilev" should read Mikhail Kostylev.

    "Mr D'Arbussier" should read Gabriel d'Arboussier.

    "Professor Dembowsky" should read Professor Jan Dembowski.

    "Professor Dembowsky" should read Professor Jan Mukarovsky,

    "Lukacs" is Gyorgy Lukacs.

    "Di Vittorio" is Giuseppe di Vittorio.

    "Bontempelli" is Massimo Bontempelli.

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