• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill gets a warm welcome driving through the rainy streets of New York.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    New York City, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of Winston Churchill riding in an open car through New York streets. Lines of body guards walk alongside car, newsreel camera crews film from vehicles on either side.

    M/S of Churchill getting out of car and greeting Mayor William O'Dwyer. M/S of crowd of holding anti-Churchill posters with slogans such as "Repudiate Churchill's Call for War against Soviet Union" and "Blood, Sweat and Tears for Churchill's World War III". Various shots of police arresting some of demonstrators (narrator describes them as Communists).

    C/U of Churchill speaking at welcoming official dinner. He speaks of "fraternal association" between Britain and USA, he denies there will be a war with Russia".

    Possibly connected with 46/24 - MD. Poor sound during speech - Neg sound - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:13:00 / 01:41:35:00
    UNSO Reel 081 J

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