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San Francisco, U.S.A.: GV San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge. BIG GTV Pres. Truman driving along thru main street on way to conference. Side view Pres Truman driving along and waving to crowds. SV of crowds. Side view pan Truman driving along past crowds. FV pan down Frisco Opera House - flags in f-d. GV int. crowd applauding in auditorium. SV Lord Halifax standing speaks. (Nat. sd). GV delegates of fifty nations standing. SV delegates standing. Angle shot delegates standing. LV delegates standing and count being taken.
SLIP PAN TO: GV Chinese Delegation arrives to sign Charter
SUPERIMPOSE CHINA ZOOMING UP.
SV acting chairman Dr. V.K. Wellington Koo signing charter. GV Ambassador Gromyko signing for Russia.
SUPERIMPOSE RUSSIA ZOOMING UP.
SV Ambassador Gromyko signing.
LV Lord Halifax signing for United Kingdom.
SUPERIMPOSE UNITED KINGDOM ZOOMING UP.
Side view Cameramen taking pictures.
SV H.R.H. Faisal Ibn Abdul Axis signs for Saudia Arabia.
SUPERIMPOSE SAUDI ARABIA ZOOMING UP.
GV U.S. Delegation enters and Stettinius takes his place at table to sign.
SUPERIMPOSE UNITED STATES ZOOMING UP.
SV Stettinius signing. CU Stettinius gets up from table and shakes hands with Pres. Truman.
CU hand opens book with signatures. SV People passing book and looking at signatures. CU Charter with signatures. LV Stettinius speaks. (Nat.sd). FV delegates getting from their seats applauding.. and Truman takes his place to speak. TV pan delegates applauding pan to Truman ready to speak. SV Truman speaking. (Nat. sd). TV mass delegates applauding. SCU Truman speaking. (Nat.sd). LV Delegates applauding. SV Truman speaking. (Nat.sd). TV delegates get up and applaud.
Tracking back shot people up steps entering Peace Tower.
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GOOD SCENES: Big GTV San Francisco. SV Truman passing in car waves hat. SV crowd. SV Truman past waving crowds. Pan down Fairmont Hotel. SV and SCU Truman and Smuts on balcony. SV Truman and Nimitz seated. CU Nimitz. CU Truman. GV, Angle SV and SV Truman talks. (Nat. sd).
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SOUND EFFECTS: SV Lord Halifax standing speaks:- "And it is now my duty, my honour and my privilege in the chair to call for a vote on the approval of the charter of the United Nations."
LV Stettinius speaks:- "The President of the United States of America."
SV Truman speaks: - "There is a time for making planes and there is a time for action. The time for action is here now."
SCU Truman speaks:- "By this charter you have moved towards the goal for which that gallant leader in this Second world struggle worked and fought and gave his life - Franklin D. Roosevelt."
SOUND EFFECTS: GOOD SCENES: GV Truman talks: - "The charter of the United Nations which you are now planning is a solid structure upon which we can build for a better world. History will honour you for it. Between victory in Japan, in this most destructive of all wars, you have won a victory against war itself."
Angle shot SV Truman talks:- "If we had had this Charter a few years ago - and above all, the will to use - millions now dead would be alive. If we should falter in the future in our will to use it, millions now living will surely die."
SV Truman talks: - "Let us, therefore, each in his own nationa and according to its own way, seek immediate approval of this Charter and make it a living thing."
Germany, Post-War, United States of America, Americans, Personalities - Politicians, Post-War, , United Nations Organisation, Harry S Truman (1884-1972), Self-Reference
SEE UNDER: Interviews. Rehabilitation of the World, 1945
PARAMOUNT EX U.S.
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