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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    American newsreel titles read: 'Freedom: MRS KASENKINA - 5 YEARS LATER'.

    New York, United States of America.

    Archive footage of Mrs Oksana Kasenkina lying in the yard of the Soviet Consulate in America after she had jumped from a third-floor ledge to avoid being returned to her native Russia five years earlier. She was an employee of the Consulate. Chaos as people crowd around her. Ambulance men carry her away on a stretcher while crowds look on.

    M/S of Mrs Kasenkina painting a picture at her New York home today. C/U of Mrs Kasenkina saying she is very happy - she loves the American constitution, the American government and way of life. M/S of Mrs Kasenkina and friend arriving at church. M/S Mrs Kasenkina kneeling before the altar. C/U of Kasenkina.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:52:00 / 01:48:58:00
    UN 2542 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2542 B
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics Entertainment & Humour
    Russia Staline Soviet Defectors
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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