• Short Summary

    World Citizens, lead by Garry Davis, interrupt United Nations meeting in Paris.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Self-proclaimed first citizen of the World, Garry Davis, interrupts United Nations Organisation meeting at Palais De Chaillot, Paris, France.

    Sound starts at 01:36:06 and is intermittent throughout.

    Rear view of Davis talking to assembly. L/S assembly. Various shots John Foster Dulles addressing Dr. Herbert Evatt, Australian Attorney General and Chairman of UNO. Various shots Davis being. bustled from Platform. Various shots another World Citizen addressing the assembly (he speaks in French). Same World Citizen is also ushered out. Elevated M/S Soviet delegate Andrei Vyshinsky watching the disturbance. M/S World Citizen being bustled away, pan round to members of the Assembly clapping. L/S platform: UNO Secretary Trygve Lie, Dr. Evatt and General Arkady Sobolov. M/S delegates on floor of assembly, looking up at balcony where the interruption is coming from. Elevated shot Vyshinsky and Russian delegates watching the world Citizens. L/S woman secretary walking up to platform and talking to Dr. Evatt. L/S platform. Evatt announces that the meeting will resume at 5 o'clock. L/S platform and British Hector McNeil speaking about the British Delegation's support for the Draft Resolution on Disarmament. American delegate / Foreign Policy advisor to Governor Dewey, John Foster Dulles then speaks about avoiding at global arms race (item finishes before end of his speech).

    Date given is 29/11/1948.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:51:00 / 01:41:43:00
    UN 2050 D

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