The League: Decline and Fall

Preview Language:   Original
01-Jan-1970 00:27:08
This film is the history of the League of Nations from 1930 to the onset of the Second world War: that 10-year span ending when Geneva, surrounded by Axis Powers, almost faded into memory.

Available Language: Original
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Description
Using historical footage and special interviews with Anthony Eden and Philip Noel-Baker, among others, the film stresses the League’s efforts to contain the dictators. It tells of the collapse of the 1932 Disarmament Conference, the onset of aggression in Manchuria and Ethiopia, Hitler’s move into Austria and Czechoslovakia, and the final slide into the Second World War.
Category
Personal Subjects
Creator
UNTV, Producer
Contributors
Peter Thomas, Narrator; Lord Avon and Phillip Noel Baker, Special Interviews; Diana Boernstein, Research; Roy Werner, Sound Mix; Gordon Thomas, Script Consultant; Elspeth MacDougall, Editor and Associate Producer; George Movshon, Written and Produced; The New York State Education Department, In Cooperation with.
Physical Format
BETACAM SP
Colour
Color
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Parent ID
837515
Asset ID
2356228