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  • Short Summary

    Delegates arrive at the UNO Conference in New York and vote for chairman.

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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    UNO Conference at New York, United States of America.

    Various shots of delegates arriving for the UNO Conference. Among those seen are Russian Foreign Minister Andre Vyshinsky, US Secretary of State George Marshall, Australian delegate Colonel Hodgson, Dr Herbert Evatt, US delegate Warren Austen, Czech delegate Jan Masaryk and Mrs Vyayalakshmi Pandit, Indian delegate. A group of Arab delegates are seen going inside.

    Photographers clamour for pictures of the delegates. Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt chats to Chinese delegates outside the venue. (This whole section is mute.)

    Sound cuts in and we hear Paul Spaak in the chair, opening the conference and calling the meeting to order.

    Various shots of delegates seated in their places and some of them posting their voting papers in the ballot box for the election of a chairman.

    L/S of Spaak reading out the result of the ballot - Arahna wins over Evatt. Applause from the delegates.

    Followed by more ballot posting shots.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:48:00 / 01:25:19:00
    UN 1820 B

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