San Francisco 1945

Preview Language:   English
ENGLISH 26-Jun-1945 00:16:31
Documentary about the founding of the United Nations Organization and the San Francisco Conference in 1945.
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Format
Acquire
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English
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Description
Shot list:
Part I:
1. cu. Titles and credits. 49 49;
2. mls. U.S.A.F. transport aircraft approaching San Francisco. 62 13;
3. ls, mls. Various shots of Golden Gate Bridge. 93 31;
4. mls, ms. San Francisco street scenes; traffic, pedestrians. 134 41;
5. mls. Airplane lands. Preparations for arrival of delegates. 159 25;
6. mls, ms. Delegates arrive. Among them: Gen. Jan Christian Smuts (S.A.), Averell Harriman (USA), V. M. Molotov (USSR), Edward Stettinius (USA), Mdm. Chiang Kai-shek (China). 216 57;
7. mls. Aircraft arrives with wounded men. Ambulances stand by. 247 31;
8. ms. Wounded men carried from aircraft to ambulances. 286 39;
9. mls. U.S. flag flying over San Francisco Opera House. 291 5;
10. ls. Crossfade to interior Opera House. Delegates standing. 329 38;
11. ls. U.S. flag flying at half-mast over Opera House. 337 8;
12. cu, mls; Various shots of people staring up at U.S. flag; 362 25;
13. ls. Interior Opera House. Delegates take seats. 377 15;
14. ms. Pan from engineer at amplifier to Public address speaker. 392 15;
15. ms, mls. President Harry S. Truman (US) addressing UN Assembly. Pan to delegates who applaud, rise and chat informally. 468 76;
16. mls, ms. Delegates register at registration desk. 478 10;
17. mhs, ms. Various representatives sign register as UN delegates. 502 24;
18. ms, mcu. Delegates chatting informally. 530 28;
19. mls, ms. Various shots of committee meetings and speakers addressing assembly during the drafting of the UN Charter. 629 99;
20. cu. Animated diagram showing make-up of UN Organization. 739 109;
21. mls, ms. Ditto #18. 811 73;
22. mls, ms. Delegates tour various sites; shipyard, housing development etc. 889 78;
23. ms, cu. Delegates visit art exhibit. Cu’s of paintings. 994 55.
Part II:
Shot list:
1. ms. Exterior: Mosque of United Nations Theatre in San Francisco. 7 7;
2. ls. Interior: Delegates and audience seated in UN Theatre. 11 4;
3. ms. Delegates watch as picture screen in background flashes picture title, “Unconditional Surrender”. 16 5;
4. ls. Same as shot #2. 19 3;
5. ms. Shot of screen showing surrender of Third Reich. 41 22;
6. ms. Cut to projectionist in UN Theatre projection booth. 46 5;
7. lhs. Shot of screen; exterior – men walk through desolate area. 52 6;
8. ms, mcu. Shot of screen showing dead and dying in concentration camp. German civilian and American GI’s view scene of atrocities. 80 28;
9. ms. Delegates on foreground watch as screen in background shows ragged children in concentration camp. 94 14;
10. mls, ms. Various shots of debris in bombed-out German city. 105 11;
11. mls, ms, mcu. Interior: Delegates debate on make-up of UN Charter. Reaction shots of audience and delegates. Delegates and audience applaud adoption of vote. 315 210;
12. mls, ms. Exterior: People on street waiting for decision on UN Charter. 332 17;
13. mls, ms. Interior: UN Charter being signed by Wellington Koo (China), Paul Bouceout (France), Andrei Gromyko (USSR) and Lord Halifax (UK). 373 41;
14. mls. Edward Stettinius (US) signs charter and shakes hands with President Harry Truman (US). 403 30.
15. mls, ms. Exterior: Ambulances arrive with wounded veterans. Excellent crowd reaction shots. 451 48;
16. mls, ms. Interior: President Truman addressing UN delegates. 495 44;
17. ms, mcu. Exterior: Flags of represented nations flying in front of San Francisco Opera House. 526 31.
Programme Number
01-1
Category
Creator
US Information Agency; Producer
Physical Format
35mm
Colour
Black and White
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Parent ID
897934, 897942
Asset ID
1288630