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Representatives of different nations arrive to discuss Korea and Indo China problem at a peace conference in Geneva.

Geneva Peace Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Venue of the Geneva Peace Conference. Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov arrives for the conference. British Prime Minister Anthony Eden at the conference to discuss Korea and Indo China problem. Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai and United States Secretary of State John Foster Dulles also arrive to attend the conference. Delegates from different countries seated around a table discussing the issue.

Date: 1954, April 29
Duration: 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States and Chinese delegates meet in Geneva, Switzerland to resolve the Far East tension.

A film titled 'East -West Parley: U.S. and Red China confer in Geneva'. Chinese delegation headed by Ambassador to Poland, Wang Ping Nan arrives for discussion with American representatives headed by Alexis Johnson in Geneva. They discuss to ease the Far East tension. Ambassador Wang announces the release of 11 American fliers. After the meeting, an interpreter reads out Wang's message to the press.

Date: 1954, August 4
Duration: 1 min 26 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
First sessions dealing with Korean and Indo-Chinese problems and Enlai of China demands equality in Geneva, Switzerland.

Asia peace: Initial attempts blocked by communist China at conference in Geneva, Switzerland. The first sessions dealing with Korean and Indo-Chinese problems get underway. Views of building. Cars parked and people around the cars. An official comes out from a car. He is greeted by officers. Officers and dignitaries. Photographer take photos. Red China's Chou En Lai (Zhou Enlai) demands equality at the conference table, and warns America to stay out of Asia.

Date: 1954, April 29
Duration: 48 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Japanese film using various kinds of imagery and analogies to illustrate Japan's National frustrations in 1933.

General of the Imperial Japanese Army Baron Sadao Araki speaks for a while, with the National flag of Japan (Sun-mark flag) in the background. A group of Japanese hikers is seen on the windy slope of a snow-covered mountain. Camera pans across the snowy scene. Closeups of individual hikers, who seem intimidated by the prospect of continuing their journey. Next, they are seen climbing the mountain, using picks, and lifelines, in an experienced manner. As the leader reaches the summit, he secures their lifeline and assists those behind as they arrive. Shadow of the leader is cast on the snow at the summit. As they cross a Crevasse, one of the climbers falls in, but his descent is stopped by the lifeline. Others work securing the line and pulling him up. With their help, he gains footing up the side of the crevasse and climbs out. Scene shifts completely to the Palace of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, home of the League of Nations. Inside, Japan's chief delegate, Foreign Minister Yosuke Matsuoka, is seen objecting to the League's report charging Japan with responsibility for the hostilities in Manchuria. Animated map shows Europe with arrow pointing to Geneva, Switzerland. A cartoon explosion rises there and drifts East to encircle Japan in its smoke, transforming into a steel chain around Japan and environs. It shrinks, successively tightening its grip, choking Japan into its home islands, where the Japanese national Sun-mark flag flies. A train arrives at a crowded station. The crowd contains many persons displaying protest banners and waving small Japanese National flags. Many police are amongst the crowd, maintaining order. Next, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yosuke Matsuoka, arrives from Geneva to report to the Emperor and Government. He steps from a limousine, and walks across an esplanade, followed by many officials. He and they, all bow toward the Imperial Palace, as a photographer takes their picture. For a moment, Yosuke Matsuoka holds a handkerchief to his face as he proceeds across the esplanade. The animated map appears again, this time showing the encircling cartoon smoke ring looping out to enclose part of Manchuria, where the flag of Manchukuo now flies. Scene shifts back to the mountain climbers, who now are descending from the summit. View of clouds below them as they stand with arms raised celebrating their accomplishment with what appears to be three "Banzai" shouts. Final scene is a view from moving railroad train of Mount Fuji and other views of Mount Fuji.

Date: 1933
Duration: 6 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Japanese
 
 
Documentary of the League of Nations titled 'Message from Geneva'.

Documentary of the League of Nations titled 'Message from Geneva'. British policy towards League & its operational functions. Exterior view of houses of the Parliament and Big Ben. Speech of King Edward VIII, regarding opening of Parliament and League of Nations. Exteriors of BBC Broadcasting House in London and Post Office Headquarters. Man on telephone arrange radio broadcast from League of Nations in Geneva. Map shows post office radio land lines across Europe. Radio engineers prepare circuits. View of Canterbury Cathedral. Montage illustrates route from Geneva to England. BBC radio broadcast technicians at desks in London, switch to Geneva. Broadcaster in front of microphone in Geneva speaks.

Date: 1936
Duration: 2 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Delegates from many nations at the 7th assembly of the League of Nations

Delegates of the 7th Assembly of the League of Nations at the Woodrow Wilson Memorial in Geneva, Switzerland. Shows Norwegian delegate Dr. Nansen; President of International Labor Organization, Thomas Albert; Count Johann-Heinrich Von Bernstroff of Germany and a host of inventors and reformers. Delegates at ease before for the council meeting at the Pales Des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Japanese delegates pose for a group photo at the League's gardens. Latin American delegates converse. Shows Mr. Urrutia of Columbia and Mr. Guani of Uruguay in conversation.

Date: 1926, September
Duration: 3 min 3 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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