• Short Summary

    Different nationalities of translators at work at UN meeting in Paris.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    French newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Les Coulisses de L' O.N.U.".

    United Nations Organisation translation service in action, Palais de Chaillot, Paris, France.

    L/S Palais de Chaillot with fountains playing in foreground. General view of the UNO General Assembly in session. M/S French President Vincent Auriol addressing the assembly (natural sound of speech in French). General view of assembly.

    Panning shot interpreters' cubicle. C/U Spanish interpreter translating Auriol's speech into Spanish (natural sound). M/S Polish interpreter's cubicle. C/U Polish interpreter (natural sound). L/S assembly with Auriol speaking. C/U person in audience switching on listening apparatus.

    C/U interior of interpreter's booth. C/U interpreter adjusting his dials. Various shots Chinese interpreter at work (natural sound). Various shots English interpreter at work.

    M/S press reporter leaving the assembly, still wearing his headphones. M/S reporter having drink in bar whilst still listening to UNO assembly meeting.

    Date given on old record is 02/12/1948.

    Note: no commentary, soundtrack is natural sound only.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:03:00 / 01:43:17:00
    UN 2041 A

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