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    More material from the Versailles conference with signing of the treaty. Includes scenes of the Palace grounds and inside the Hall Of Mirrors as the conference is in progress.

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    From Can 4.

    Versailles, France. - Material about the Signing of the Treaty of Versailles.

    79. WS. Airplane form ground. 80. CU Newspaper cutting "Peace Conference Opens - Impressive Scene - M. Clemenceau Pushes Ahead - Call For Trail Of Huns - League of Nations at Next Sitting" Repeat shot 16,7,10?,13,63a, 81. WS. Troops Parading in front of Barracks line of soldiers marches round beneath camera. 82. Troops parading line marches down towards camera. 83. Parade military band marches under camera position. line of troops follow them. Repeat shots 64, 65-67, 57 & 58,72?,57,73,
    Intertitle: "The Hall of Mirrors where the World's most dramatic scene will be enacted." 84. WS. Empty hall of Mirrors seen through doorway. 85. WS. Interior of Hall of Mirrors empty. 86. LS. As guard opens doors to Hall of Mirrors to view over Versailles gardens he returns and closes doors. 87. LS. Through doorway to views over Versailles men on foreground balcony painting decorative ironwork. 88. MCU. Delegates and officials pan across group. 89. MCU. Delegates leave shot 90. WS. Cars in front building delegates and officials on the steps. 91. WS. Car in front of building 92. WS. Car in front of building. Cameramen on steps filming. 93. WS. Soldiers in foreground with rifles car at steps. 94. WS. President Woodrow Wilson's car arrives he gets out and goes into building (These last 5 shots may be wide shots of the same material as shots 5-10 &13) 95. WS. Of Group of delegates in street slow pan across group. 96. WS. Towards Steps of building from behind group of cameramen as delegates leave building. 97. WS. From behind Cameramen and photographers as car pulls up delegates get in and car leaves. Another car arrives 98. LS. Group on steps closer than before car drives off. 99. LS. Group on steps 100. LS. Officials on building steps as they wait for cars to arrive. 101. LS. Delegates as car US Official car arrives 102. LS. Of steps as open fronted car arrive. 103. LS. Car arrives 104. LS Delegates leave building and get into car. 105. WS. Line of Guards with rifles as car leaves behind them. 106.LS. Steps of building full of delegates and officials car pulls up and into shot. 107.LS. Delegates leave building car into shot.
    108.WS of Guards car leaves in background Guards lower rifles. 109.WS. Steps from behind guard delegates enter building. 110.WS. Car pulls away one crosses. 111.WS. Car outside building 112.WS. Car in front of building 113.WS. From behind guards car as delegates enter building. 114.WS. Cars as delegates enter buildings 115.WS. Smoking car as delegates enter building. 116.WS. Officials and guards, guards stand "Easy" 117.WS. Car in front of building delegates enter car pulls up behind. 118.WS. Officer runs across road pan car as it leaves to show line of guards
    119. Intertitle: "Paris - To Meet the 'Big Four' Queen Marie of Romania and King Albert of Belgium arrive to urge the claims of their small countries". 120.MS. King Albert of Belgium in Uniform and Queen Marie of Romania. 121.WS. As Queen Marie and King Albert come out photographer runs to take picture. 122.MS. As King and Queen go back into building. 123.WS Guards. 124.MCU. Delegates. Repeat shot 96-103, 125.LS. Delegates waiting on steps 126.LS. Delegates waiting on steps. 127.LS. Delegates and officials on steps. 128.LS. Delegates and officials. 129.LS. Delegate leaves and gets into car.
    130. Intertitle: "Versailles - First Germans Arrive - Advance Party of enemy peace delegation arrive at "Hotel Des Reservoirs"." 131. delegation arrive at "Hotel Des Reservoirs" 132.WS of street outside Hotels. As Delegates make their way to the Hotel 133.WS. German delegates walk towards camera. 133. Intertitle: "Paris at the Supreme War Council - Exclusive Pictures by Our Own Correspondent - President Wilson Arrives" 134.WS. Pan President Wilson and party.
    135. Intertitle: "The Historic Scene at Versailles - The German Delegates arrive and are conducted to the Hall of Mirrors." 136.WS. As German delegation make their way down corridors in the Palace of Versailles. 137. German delegation as they make their way through Palace. Repeat shot 61,59,60,62,?.
    Repeat shot 3-13. Repeat shots 3 & 4. Repeat shot 62?,?, Repeat shots ?,33,?,?,75,76,23-28a,29 Repeat shots 3-7.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:41:39:00 / 02:02:00:00
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