• Short Summary

    Eleanor Roosevelt visits Canterbury and Barham in Kent, and gets to see her soldier son Elliott.

  • Description

    Titles read: "A PAGE FROM MRS ROOSEVELT'S DIARY".

    Kent.

    Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of America and wife of US President Franklin D Roosevelt, visiting Canterbury. She meets Civil Defence workers and then goes on to see the Cathedral and meets the Dean, Dr Hewlett Johnson. Several shots of bomb damage in Canterbury; inflicted that evening by 50 German fighter-bombers.

    Mrs Roosevelt then visits the small village of Barham in Kent. She looks in at a bazaar / jumble sale and sees how rural England is 'doing its bit'.

    M/S of Mrs Roosevelt talking to her son Elliott who is in uniform (and is very good looking). They seem to be at an army camp.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1342.16
    Media URN:
    44304
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:47:00 / 01:20:03:00
    Canister:
    42/89

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