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    Conference delegates and audience clapping, Nosek & Slansky at rostrum, crowd in street.

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    LV. Elevated shot of a street in Prague. MV. Building decorated with flags and portrait of President Klement Gottwald. LV. Elevated decorated street. MV. Montage of various types of work topped with portrait of Gottwald, decorating building. LV. Elevated crowd of people walking to the conference, through the exhibition ground of the Industrial Palace. LV. Interior showing personalities taking their places on platform. Orchestra plays on left of screen. LV. Elevated pan of conference showing delegated doing slow clap. MV. Back view Gottwald and Antonin Zapotocky taking their seats. MV. Two delegates. MV. Men listening with headphones. MV Delegates on platform. MV. Men listening with headphones. MV. Woman with shopping basket in front of her. CU. Man wearing headphones. SCU. People listening. SCU .Ditto. Electric fan seen in motion in foreground. CU. Type listening thoughtfully. CU. Another type listening. LV. Elevated conference. MV. Vaclav Nosek stepping up onto rostrum, to open conference. MV. Delegates clapping. MV. Delegates clapping. MV. and SCU. Nosek speaking. LV. Elevated conference applauding. MV. Nosek speaking. LV. Elevated audience applauding. MV. Malenkov, Russian leader, being shown to seat. CU. Officials wearing head phones. MV. Nosek still speaking. MV. Back view ditto. MV. Delegates applauding. MV. Rudolf Slansky, Sec. Gen. of the Party, speaking. MV. Delegates applauding. LV. Elevated ditto. LV. Elevated pan from portrait of Gottwald outside building to massed crowds. LV. Massed crowds outside building (2 shots). MV. People in crowd. LV. Elevated pan waving crowd. MV. Gottwald walking onto balcony. SCU. Woman in crowd shouting. CU. Man type in crowd. MV People applauding. (2 shots). LV. Elevated pan massed crowd. LV. Elevated massed crowd framed in clover leaf shape. LV. and SCU. People dancing in streets. (3 shots). MV. Star superimposed on figure 9 in lights.


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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:
    01:48:17:00 / 01:52:26:00
    UN 2133 E

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