Various items covering the life of French Prime Minister Aristide Briand.
Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.
Views outside building in Paris. Gendarmes put up no entry signs in road. Nice shot of the Pathe Journal van. People stand in line behind ropes. These may be scenes outside the home of French Prime Minister Aristide Briand after his death.
Geneva, Switzerland. (February 1932) (This section used in 32/11) Exterior of large building. C/U sign above door in French - "Conference pour la reduction et la limitation des armements - Entree des Delegues." Women delegates at the disarmament conference (wearing fur coats) walk towards the entrance. A newsreel cameramen is recording their arrival. Interior of Conference, three men sit at top table. In front of them are several microphones. In the middle is Arthur Henderson, who welcomes the delegates to the Conference. High angle of Conference hall. Delegates are seated at desks. Henderson continues speech - he refers to the Sino-Japanese war going on at that time. Cut away to delegate. Longer shot of the Conference podium. Cut away to MS of conference.
Kellogg-Briand Pact. (1926) French voiceover. (Transferred at Sound speed - should run slower) People walking into the conference hall. CU Aristide Briand (at this stage Foreign Minister). CU Frank Kellogg. Briand speaks and then signs the pact. CU signatures on the Pact.