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    Full title reads: "NEW YORK - SOVIET WOMAN JUMPS TO FREEDOM".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    General view of the Russian Consulate building in New York - pan down the building, crowd around. Close up shot of sign 'Consulate General of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics'. Two men at the door - probably press. Russian schoolteacher, Mrs Oksana Kosenkina, lying in front of the Consulate after jumping out of window. Soviet aides lifting her. Russians carrying her into the Consulate. New York police arrive on scene. Mrs Kosenkina leaving Consulate on stretcher.

    Ambulance driving away, followed by police car. Crowd outside hospital. Close up shot of American reporters interviewing the Russian vice-consul. Close up shot of woman assistant protesting. Travel shot, vice-consul and assistant walking away from the Roosevelt Hospital.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46775
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1434.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:24:00 / 02:00:33:00
    Canister:
    48/67
    Sort Number:
    48/067
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    New York - 1940s
  • Stills

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

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