• Short Summary

    United Nation Charter is signed in San Francisco.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SHAPING THE FUTURE - U.N. CHARTER BECOMES REALITY".

    San Francisco, United States of America (USA).

    Close up shot of the Charter of the United Nations. Very good panoramic shot of San Francisco. American President Harry Truman driving through crowded streets of San Francisco. Flags of the United Nations flying outside U.N. building San Francisco.

    Several shots of Truman with General Smuts, President of South Africa. Truman with Admiral Nimitz. Close up shot of Admiral Nimitz. Close up shot of Truman.

    Opera House in San Francisco with flags in foreground. Overhead shots of audience applauding. Lord Halifax speaking (natural sound). Delegates casting votes on the Charter.

    Lord Halifax signing the Charter for Great Britain. Edward Stettinius, Chief of American delegation to the world security council, signing. Gromyko, Ambassador to Washington, signing for USSR. Dr Wellington Koo signing for China. Close up shot of the signatures of those who signed the Charter.

    Audience listening to Truman speaking (natural sound). Truman gesticulating emphatically during his speech. High angle shot of audience rising to their feet to applaud. Huge doors opening and people walking up stairs towards the doors.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

    Note: Combined lavender copy of the same story can be found on this tape under same title Film ID - 1159.15. The copy transferred because of synching problems and poor condition of the Mute Neg.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1159.13
    Media URN:
    40106
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:04:00 / 01:50:49:00
    Canister:
    45/58

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