• Short Summary

    Mr Insull defends himself against attacks on his honesty and business practices

  • Description

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

    United States of America. Mr Samuel Insull appears to have had problems with his business dealings.

    A crowd gather outside a court building. Pressmen take photographs of a man with a white moustache. The man is then seen getting into a taxi. CU of elderly man (presumably Mr Insull) and another man. Mr Insull speaks to camera - he talks of arriving in America with nothing but $200 and a promise of a job with Thomas A Edison. He says that he did everything he could to save the investors in his company. "I was not dishonest".

    N.B. Mr Insull apears to have been involved in a financial scandal of some kind.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    460.18
    Media URN:
    57699
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:40:00 / 01:38:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 50 G

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