• Short Summary

    Various shots of the finished steel structure of the new UN building in New York and Trygve Lie, UN Secretary General, raising the UN flag to the cheers of building workers.

  • Description

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

    Full title reads: "UN Flag Raised Over New Skyscraper Home".

    New York City, United States of America / USA

    MS and CU Mr. Trygve Lie, Secretary General to the United Nations Organisation (UNO) holding flag at the raising of the UN flag on the new UN building. MS. Lie shaking hands with a workman, both looking up at the 39-storey UN building. MS Pan up the structure of the new building. MS The United Nations flag being hauled up as workers standing around raise their hats and cheer.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 10/10/1949. There is a full commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:09:00 / 01:18:36:00
    UN 2184 A

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