• Short Summary

    NATO powers meet for conference in Bonn.

  • Description

    Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

    GV. Sub-super scene showing boats going along a river in Bonn. AS. Top shot of Town Hall, pan down to show Foreign Ministers of NATO countries assembled on the steps of the Town Hall. SCU. Dr Konrad Adenauer, West German Chancellor, having a word with Mr Gaetano Martino, Italian Foreign Minister. SCU. Mr John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State, having a word with Professor Heuss, President of Federal Republic of Germany. GV. Interior of the Assembly. SV. Mr Selwyn Lloyd, British Foreign Secretary, talking to Mr Dulles. CU. Mr Dulles. CU. Mr Lloyd. GV. Assembly, lead-in for speech from Lord Ismay, Secretary General of NATO. SV. Lord Ismay speaking (natural sound): "I feel that if the exertions and sacrifices demanded of us at times seem burdensome, we ought to remember that the North Atlantic Alliance is not only an obligation which sovereign states have undertaken of their own free will, but also an insurance against the unspeakable horror of a war that would destroy our civilisation."

    (Lav.) (Orig.F.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:26:00 / 01:03:26:00

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