• Short Summary

    Andre Vyshinsky answers questions from the press at UN Conference.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Lake Success, New York, United States of America.

    M/S of Russian Foreign Secretary Andre Vyshinsky taking his seat at the UN press conference table.

    Various shots as he answers written questions, in Russian, in his impatient, precise manner (natural sound). We hear translation of some answers.

    Replying to a question asking why there was no unity between the five powers he said it had been prevented by the failings of those who had not carried out the obligations they had assumed upon themselves. He answers question on withdrawal of British from Palestine.

    L/S of a lady reporter called Inez Robb of the International News asks whether he regarded the assertions in the Russian press comparing Truman with Hitler as war mongering. Vyshinsky shelves by saying he does not know what the papers printed.

    More questions and answers about the Soviet Union fighting against war mongers. Inez Robb asks if rudeness is merely a one way street in Russia. The answer comes back that rudeness is a two-way street. Vyshinsky, not knowing what the question is about, looks uncomfortable throughout the ensuing laughter.

    Continued in UN 1818 C - see separate record.

    Note: film is quite scratched; sound quality quite poor.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:54:00 / 01:50:24:00
    UN 1818 B

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