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  • Short Summary

    Food collected by Friendship Trains leaves on ship for Europe. New York, America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    The food collected by the Friendship Train on its tour of the U.S. leaves by boat for Europe. New York, America (USA).

    M/S the ship in New York Harbour. M/S onlookers on the quayside. M/S as a woman throws a bottle of champagne to christen it. M/S as Drew Pearson (US columnist and originator of the Friendship Train Scheme) shakes hands with a man on quayside. C/U the lettering on the side of the ship which says 'Friendship Cargo'.

    M/S back view of the ship sliding down the slipway. M/S the lettering on the side again. M/S food being hoisted aboard and into the hold. M/S Pearson and another man shaking hands with the Captain. M/S people waving as the ship leaves. Various shots of the ship heading out to sea, pan from Statue of Liberty to ship. The name American Leader can be clearly seen.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:58:00 / 01:36:58:00
    UN 1866 B

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