Two European ministers signing the Shumann plan in Paris
LS. (GV.) Busy Pair Street ( 2 shots) LS. Cars going along French country road. MS. (elevated) Crane unloading rail truck. MS. Crane unloading rail car construction yard. LS. Men rivetting railway coach. LS. New railway coach leaving workshop. LS. (G.V.) Shipyard LS. Ship on stocks. LS. Finished ship being launched ( 2 shots) GV. (interior) Foundry (several shots) LS. Several shots of interior of coke burning plant. LS. (GV.) Coal trucks passing along - pan up to mine head. LS. Pithead shaft wheel. CU. Mechanical coal cutter. MS. Coal miner at work in mine. CU. Mechanical drill at work, on coal face. LS. Miners leaving work. CU. Animated man showing coal areas of Europe. CU.
Schumann. LS. (GV.) Palais D'Orsay ( 2 shots) MS. Arrival of Count Sforza. LS. Adenauer arriving. GV. Conference. MS. LS. Sforza signing. & MS. MS. Sforza leaving table. MS. Schuman signing. LS. Schuman signing. MS. Adenauer leaving table. CU. The signed treaty. LS. Schuman addressing the conference. LS. Group of Delegates of the Schuman plan countries. (Mute. F.G.)
ADENAUER,KONRAD CHANCELLOR OF FEDERAL GERMAN REPUBLIC. SIGNING THE SCHUMAN PLAN.
SFORZA. COUNT CARLO. (EX-ITALIAN FOREIGN MINISTER.) IN CHARGE OF EUROPEAN UNION AFFAIRS. SIGNING THE SCHUMAN PLAN.
T/C In code was wrong on original VHS sleeve as it did not incorporate the first minutes of the story.