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    A story showing the Allied Premiers at the Spa Conference in Belgium.

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    Spa, Belgium.

    Intertitle: "THE SPA CONFERENCE. 'Your must disarm, and quickly'. Mr. Lloyd George."

    Intertitle: "German Delegates, obviously ill-at-ease, after learning the Premier's demand".

    Allied premiers meet German leaders and delegates for the first time since the Versailles Treaty.

    Panning shot of small groups of officials chatting outside a grand mansion. M/S of European leaders lining up for a photograph, including Lloyd George. M/S of several dignified men in top hats coming out of some French windows - quite possibly the 'ill-at-ease' Germans. Brief C/U of a man with a long white beard talking with other delegates. L/S of the mansion and its surrounding gardens.

    M/S of an empty conference room inside the mansion. Various shots of Allied leaders and delegates entering the mansion. Panning shot of Lloyd George getting out of his car and entering the mansion, he pauses for a photograph. Various shots of Japanese delegates entering the mansion. M/S of a man with a moustache - possibly French premier Andre Millerand - shaking hands with two men with beards. More shots of the Allied premiers and delegates entering the mansion.

    More shots of the groups of delegates milling around outside the mansion. Various shots of delegates in top hats leaving the mansion (including Lloyd George and possibly Millerand), some are seen getting into their cars. Some good C/Us of various delegates outside the mansion.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:15:00 / 01:20:43:00
    G 683

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