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Around the Round Table conference

Week number 49-33

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.


Indonesian delegates and members of the United Nations Commission for Indonesia (UNCI) have come to the Netherlands for the Round Table Conference about the future of Indonesia. Awaiting the official start of the conference, a group of Indonesian people take a tour around the Netherlands, while the delegation leaders stay in The Hague. SHOTS: - Indonesian people visit the flower auction in Aalsmeer; watch the big halls and the auction room and auction clock; - the Indonesian delegation leader, M. Hatta, drinks a cup of coffee/tea(?) in a hotel in The Hague; - the American UNCI member Merle Cochran goes through some papers in castle Oud-Wassenaar; the Belgian member R. Herremans leaves the hotel, castle Oud-Wassenaar; - personnel of the secretarial office of the conference is busy at work with different paper work of the phone behind their desks; - in the grand hotel kitchen the Indonesian chefs prepare dishes for the rice table and in the restaurant the guests enjoy the rice table.

Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
14 August 1949


Original format:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision