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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    British brides of American soldiers talk about how they are treated in the USA.

    Interview stories as a result of investigation of allegations of bad living conditions of British war brides printed in the Daily Mail.

    Exterior shots of Aberdeen Hotel where some deserted brides of American Soldiers are living. LS & CU Mrs Kathleen Wood, a deserted bride, speaking about her case. (nat sound). MS she tucks her two children up in bed. CU Daily Mail US office plaque. MS a Pathe interviewer asking Don Iddon Head of Daily Mail American bureau and Waters the reporter responsible for the story, about the allegations (nat sound)

    MS A GI bride Mrs Joyce Clark, enters her bungalow. CU inside sitting with her husband she talks of the happiness of the British war brides. Ext. Tudor Towers. CU Mrs Ellen Toumey, who lives there speaks. (nat sound) (at Hotel called Tudor Towers) LS A group girls who gathered to protest against the allegations. MS & CU Mrs Margaret Byrne acts as a spokesman (nat sound). CU Mrs Barbara de Christofero with her small child speaks. (nat sound). VS of women talking to journalists.

    Possibly connected with 47/6 - MD. Very poor sound - Neg Sound - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:17:00 / 01:18:34:00
    UNSO Reel 093
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 093
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    GI Brides GI Brides Messages Home
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. kathleen1919 says

    this was lovely to see my mum Kathleen wood with me and my brother

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