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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "People in the News".

    Personalities arriving in New York, United States of America (USA).

    C/U General Claire Chennault, wartime commander of Flying Tigers (his name is superimposed over bottom of screen). M/S Chennault and his Chinese wife alighting from car and enter building. C/U the couple seated at table. C/U wife. C/U Chennault.

    C/U of British film executive J. Arthur Rank with name at bottom of screen. Various shots battery of press photographers and newsreel cameramen (including Pathe). C/U Rank. C/U of Rank and wife.

    Ex-King Michael of Romania arrives with his mother, Queen Helen. C/U of Michael with name at foot of screen. C/U his mother and Michael walking into the picture. Elevated shot of photographers on deck of ship. C/U Michael and mother standing before microphones. Michael speaks about how pleased he is to be visiting America (natural sound). L/S cut in of photographers. C/U Michael and mother before microphones. Michael speaking (natural sound).

    Note: old records suggest a section of this item is missing. The description for this missing section is as follows:

    M/S ocean liner "Queen Elizabeth" with words "Olympic Champs" superimposed on the bottom of the screen. L/S battery of cameramen on deck of ship. C/U Olympic ice skating champions Dick Button and Gretchen Fraser posing for photographs.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:27:00 / 01:54:33:00
    UN 1898 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 1898 D
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    testing Pinewood Studios Romania
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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