• Short Summary

    Albert Einstein leaves California to return to Germany.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    American Voiceover.

    Title reads: "Herr Einstein Homeward Bound. California bids noted scientist and his wife goodbye as they leave Pasadena enroute to Germany." (T/C obscures company name)

    Pasadena, California, United States of America (USA).

    Top Shot of Albert Einstein and his wife, Elsa, surrounded by a crowd. She is holding some flowers and laughing. Closer shots of Einstein and wife, she is speaking German to someone in the crowd. Einstein in large crowd just visible as he waits to board a train.

    Intertitle reads: "Off To New York."

    Einstein waves from the train as it sets of from the crowded platform. People wave and cheer him off.

    Intertitle: "Sailing for the Fatherland."

    Night shots of Einstein on the gangplank going onto his ship back to Germany. We hear people singing 'The Internationale'. Shots of Young Socialist protesters, one holds a banner which reads "End the causes of war".

    N.B. A combined print exists in UN 134 F.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    464.02
    Media URN:
    57824
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:49:00 / 01:03:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 52 Q

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