• Short Summary

    Communist protesters object to Churchill's visit, Churchill inspects portrait by Douglas Chandor.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Churchill's New York City Speech".

    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 Fulton speech at welcoming official dinner. He speaks of "fraternal association" between Britain and USA, he denies there will be a war with Russia". C/U of portrait of Churchill. M/S of artist Douglas Chandor adding final touches to portrait, Churchill poses in background. Chandor asks Churchill to inspect the finished masterpiece. Churchill says, "It's admirable, Mr Chandor, admirable".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1376.31
    Media URN:
    45059
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:05:00 / 01:56:57:00
    Canister:
    46/24

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