50th anniversary of the International Court of Justice in Hague, Holland.
Hague, Holland (Netherlands).
LV. "Peace Palace" in Hague now known as the International Court of Justice. MS. Large gates of International Court. CU. Carving on gate. GV. Front of International Court, one of the most famous buildings in the Hague. Various shots of the interior of building showing statues and large staircases. CU. Map showing Greek Islands. Various shots inside court room with fifteen judges seated at the table. Sir Hartley Shawcross makes speech in English - natural sound. He is talking about Corfu Case. GV. Low angle shot looking up tower of International Court. Various shots of judges sitting to decide whether Hungary, Bulgaria and Rumania had violated the human rights - library footage, shot in 1950. GV. Exterior entrance to court. Various shots of arrival of Iranian Prime Minister Mr Mossadeq at court - 1952. Mr. Mossadeq is there for dispute over British Iranian oil. MS. The fifteen judges seated. GV. Exterior, International Court of Justice.
Date found in the old record - 28/08/1963. Patches of sound - some Dutch voiceover, some English and French live sound speeches, only sections.