• Short Summary

    Various shots of the meeting of the Committee set up to found the UN.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused Material.

    London.

    The United Nations Preparatory Commission meets in London. Delegates including Andrei Gromyko, Paul Henri Spaak, Arab delegates and Philip Noel Baker are seen arriving. (Mediocre shots, backlit)

    Various general shots of the UN meeting, names of delegates countries are marked on the tables. MS Dimitr Manuilsky of the Ukraine. MS Introductory remarks by Philip Noel Baker (natural sound). LS Paul Henri Spaak, speaks in French (nat sound). MS Dr Eduardo Zuletta Angel of Columbia is elected chairman, he takes over the meeting and speaks in French. (nat sound) MS Emir Feisal and Gromyko seated next to each other. The Saudi Arabian delegate looks at Gromyko in rather a supercilious manner.

    (Paramount Lav. 950 ft.) Old record suggests date around 27/11/1945.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2058.03
    Media URN:
    62685
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:59:00 / 01:25:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 1285 A

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