Defence of Peace

United States, 1946

Film
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‘Defence of peace’ was commissioned by the United Nations Department of Public Information being made shortly after the organisations formation in 1945. The film is about the creation of the United Nations and provides historical context to the organisation’s formation. ‘Defence of Peace’ contrasts the organisation with it’s non-political predecessor “The League of Nations”. It explains why the league failed and how the UN as an organisation was designed to be politically effective. Also discussed is the structure and fundamental operations of the UN.

Credits

producer

Marcel De Hubsch

production company

ATLANTIC FILM

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27607

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → International agencies

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Developing countries

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - United States

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War - Historical perspectives

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War - History

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → International agencies

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International agencies

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International cooperation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United Nations

History → United Nations

History → War - Historical perspectives

History → War - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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