A Soviet film 'The Cranes Are Flying' gets a premiere in Washington.
Unissued / unused material -
Title reads: "Films Mark US-Soviet Cultural Exchange". American voiceovered newsreel material.
Washington DC, United States of America (USA).
LS Crowd outside Metropolitan Cinema. CU placard 'The Cranes Are Flying". MS of people entering cinema. MS Mr Christian Herter, US Secretary of State arriving. MS of cameramen. MS of Mr Herter's assistant, William Lacey and wife arriving. MS Director of United States Information Agency George C. Allen and wife arriving. MS President of Motion Picture Association, Eric Johnston and wife arriving. MS People entering theatre. LS of Cinema placard reading American Premiere. MS Mr Johnston speaking. MS audience. MS of Soviet Actress Speaking. CU audience applauding.
(Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests that this material dates from around 12/11/1959.