• Short Summary

    Ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn arrives in London after release from Panama City Jail.

  • Description

    Titles read: "LONDON AIRPORT - DAME MARGOT SAFE HOME".

    Airliner taxiing in front of press men. L/S of press men behind barriers at the bottom of the stairs leading from airliners, waiting for ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn to appear. Commentator explains she was back in Britain only two days after her release from Panama City Jail.

    Dame Margot walking down steps from airliner, carrying a bouquet of flowers. Press photographers fall over barriers as they try to get pictures. She waves to them. Journalists and photographers crowd around Dame Margot as she walks to the conference room, escorted by police

    Dame Margot sits down in front of microphones in the conference room. Natural sound as we hear the journalists asking questions with regard to whether Dame Margot and her husband, Dr Roberto Arias, intended to overthrow the Government of Panama. Dame Margot says she doesn't want to talk about the situation because she will be misquoted. She repeatedly refuses to answer the questions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1575.09
    Media URN:
    50526
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:48:00 / 01:53:04:00
    Canister:
    59/34

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