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  • Short Summary

    James W Gerard returns to New York, greeted by committee of VIPs.

  • Description

    A committee of prominent people, including former ambassadors Oscar Strauss and Henry Morgenthau (? Morganthau?), greet James W Gerard (US ambassador to Germany) upon his arrival in New York, United States of America - 1916.

    United States' ambassador to Germany from 1913 to 1917; while the country was still undecided about entering the war. James W. Gerard returning to New York for vacation is greeted by a committee of VIPs including former ambassadors Oscar Strauss and Henry Morganthau. Opens with title frame. Then shot of a group of 20-some men posing on steps with Gerard and wife in front. CU Gerard in same position; speaking to another man; as Mrs. G. stands there with large bouquet in her arms.

    World War One; international relations; diplomacy.

    G 402 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1860.23
    Media URN:
    71399
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:31:00 / 01:27:47:00
    Canister:
    ON 034 G

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