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1951 - Marshall Plan Films: Hour of Choice, The (1951) R2 of 2

Reel Number: 250132-08

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1951

Country: East Germany,France,Greece,USSR

Location: DC,Paris,Washington

TC Begins: 00:48:51

TC Ends: 00:58:41

Duration: 00:09:50

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk R2 of 2 Montage: Men & women reading magazines & newspaper headlines at kiosk; street scenes; men talking at coffee bar; students talking; street w/ crowd listening to soapbox speaker. 00:49:10 Montage: mining buckets on tramway; men in heavy industry factories; chemist in lab; government building & United Nations meeting. 00:49:42 HA of soldiers marching, tanks & crowds in Red Square; waving Churchill in open car thru crowd & speaking (Hague Conference, May, 1948) SOF: Europe can only be united by the heartfelt wish & great expression of the great majority of all the peoples of all the parties in all the freedom loving countries no matter where they dwell or how they vote; we cannot aim at anything less than the union of Europe as a whole, & we look forward w/ confidence to the day when that union will be achieved.” Applause of large crowd of delegates beneath large banner w/ E on it. 00:50:48 CUs of European leaders; men leaving conference meeting & at table. 00:51:09 Peasants raking, tying fishing nets, relaxing by park, catching tram. Rural village & peasants washing clothes, playing in street, kids around well. CU kids in filth; miners leaving mine, sorting coal, steel mill. 00:52:19 Men signing Schuman Plan. 00:52:28 Industry rooftops, steam. k Men & women on assembly line assembling electronics; auction hall w/ men watching produce wheeled in. 00:53:05 Citroen leaving gates of government building; meeting of European Payments Union / EPU. Men poling small boats along canal; window shopping; textile counter; outdoor farmers market. 00:53:38 Tank trap; gun turret; laying wreath at war memorial. 00:53:59 Planes landing, NATO, Army trucks, jeep thru checkpoint,fork-lift moving crates. 00:54:29 General Eisenhower in uniform at desk w/ microphones, SOF: “As gigantic production machines of the civilized world have gotten into the swing of deliveries, munitions are beginning to flow & there will be a rapid increase in the speed w/ which units are produced, upon the fields of western Europe.” 00:54:50 Ike w/ European military officers out of building, standing talking. 00:55:02 Flag poles & soldiers at base lining street to ?? Interior Council of Europe meeting; fishermen w/ boats, women & children in Holland, sit in sun, children playing, small harbor & local boat toward dock. 00:55:47 Border crossing raised; street scenes w/ bicycles out of factory; workers in factories; automobile assembly line. GOOD. 00:56:24 Trade show w/ appliances; window shopping; exhibits; liberty bell ringing. Commercial airliner boarded, take off; railroad passenger engine leaving train. Highway along top of dike. Woman picking fruit. CU cheese balls, carry thru street. 00:57:53 Railroad crossing gate raised; people rowing , sailing model boats, in sun in park. Carousel, CUs. 00:58:34 Turning globe. Marshall Plan Films; Post-WWII Reconstruction; Post-WW2 Rebuilding; Aid; Propaganda; Industrial rebuilding; Economic History; 1951; 1950s; 1940s; NOTE: entire film brief, montage shots but good sequences & quality. NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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