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  • Short Summary

    Dr. Stresemann enters League of Nations as representative of Germany.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Towards World Peace? History made, as Germany enters League of Nations and Dr. Stresemann pledges peace".

    Geneva, Switzerland.

    C/U of a man giving a speech from a podium (Stresemann, German Foreign Minister?). Next to him a clerk takes notes. L/S of enormous room filled with men at long desks, the speaker's podium is on a platform at one end. L/S of gallery filled with official looking men, more stand at edge of hall. M/S of some of the men behind a desk; they talk and shuffle papers. Various shots of a crowd outside the League's headquarters, various delegates pose on step before exiting.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:02:38. M/S of a group of men sitting around a table, looks like a meeting. They are in the grounds of a large building with columns. Various shots of traffic in Geneva. A charabanc stops outside a building, lots of people and luggage gets off. M/S of another speaker on podium (Aristide Briand?). Various M/Ss of delegates sitting at desks listening to speakers. M/S of Stresemann and group of men walking around Geneva. M/S of Stresemann and others posing in entrance of League's H.Q. M/S of Stresemann sitting at desk listening to speaker. More general shots of League of Nations.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    636.02
    Media URN:
    26240
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:49:00 / 01:05:06:00
    Canister:
    G 1329

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