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    Material relating to newsreel story "News From USA - Dag Hammarskjold" - 53/27.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "News From USA - Dag Hammarskjold" 53/27.

    Material for Newsreel Story - American voiceover - first shot not superimposed.

    New York, United States of America.

    GV. United Nations Assembly. MV. Delegates voting by secret ballot SV. Delegates voting by secret ballot. Andrei Vyshinsky (Russian Delegate) votes Senator Henry Cabot Lodge (Chief of US Delegation) voting immediately after. SV. Chairman Lester Pearson (Canadian Foreign Secretary) saying (nat. snd.) "I declare therefore the recommendation of the Security Council that the appointment of Mr. Dag. Hammarskjold (New UN Sec. Gen.) accepted. Applause. GV. Assembly applauding SV. Trygve Lie (Retiring UN Secretary General) walks onto rostrum. GV. Assembly. SV. Trygve Lie saying (nat. snd.) " thank you for all the kind words, all your support and all your understanding during the past seven years. If I have made mistakes, I hope you will forgive me and I will certainly forgive you" applause. SV. Lie shaking hands with delegates. LV. Trygve Lie greeting Hammarskjold as he steps from 'plane. SV. Lie shaking hands with Hammarskjold.

    LV. William H Taft being sworn in by John Foster Dulles as Ambassador to Republic of Ireland (Eire). & SV. SCU. Taft shakes hands with Dulles at (5) bends down to kiss mother at (9) CU. Taft kissing mother. SV. Dulles (American Secretary of State) presenting Taft with diploma. CU. Taft.

    New York, United States of America - Film about the work of UNICEF - the United Nations Children's Fund - its funding was under threat.

    GV. Exterior, flags of the United Nations outside New York building. Various shots of United Nations delegates at meeting. SV. Group of Asiatic children. One walks forward towards doctor. CU. Doctor examining child. LV. Peasants from Guatemala carrying United Nations stores rocky terrain. SV. Four men carrying barrel of dried milk on litter. SV. Doctor examining Guatemalan child. SV. Nurse taking swab from child's mouth. Child is then given cup and plate. LV. Indian child sitting before doctor. SCU. Doctor examining child's ears with instrument. SCU. Indian girl having eye test. SV. Girl having back X-rayed. SV. Children standing around counter receiving milk.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:52:00 / 01:23:04:00
    53/27 D (Selected Originals)

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