Film: 1843

Newsreels + Film Magazines | 1940 | Sound | B/W


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League of Nations hands over to UNO 1940's

Newsreel concerning the reassignment of the Palais des Nations in Geneva from the League of Nations to the United Nations.
Exterior of the 1920s façade and grounds. Woodrow Wilson celestial globe. 81 year old Viscount Cecil arrives. Interior with many men gathered in the reception hall. Interior of the conference hall. Sequence of head and shoulder shots of various members and wider shots of rows of people seated behind desks. Exterior of the UN building with an armed guard wondering by across leafy lawns.

Columbus building. Mining and coal. Working men's' club.

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