• Short Summary

    Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt arrives in London and visits St Paul's Cathedral and Stepney.

  • Description

    Titles read: "AMERICA'S FIRST LADY IN BRITAIN".

    London

    At a London railway station Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States of America, arrives and is greeted by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother), also Mr Winant and General Dwight Eisenhower, American Commander in Chief in Europe and Admiral Stark.

    Several shots show Mrs Roosevelt and the King and Queen visiting St Paul's Cathedral and leaving again, watched by a large crowd of people. The party then pay a visit to Stepney in the East End to meet the people. Brief shot of Mrs Roosevelt meeting a servicewoman (WAAF?). C/U of Mrs Roosevelt with a London policeman.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1342.07
    Media URN:
    44295
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:06:00 / 01:07:50:00
    Canister:
    42/87

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