• Short Summary

    Eleanor Roosevelt opens exhibition of dolls at Army and Navy Stores, London.

  • Description

    London.

    Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt arriving to Navy and Army Stores to open exhibition of dolls, crowd applauding and man introduces her - natural sound. Eleanor Roosevelt rises and starts to speak - natural sound. She talks about her love of dolls and how interesting the exhibition is. She talks about 'the quality of motherhood of very youthful age' in girls. She is honoured to be there... she tells an anecdote about her granddaughter... she talks about children, etc. She talks for quite a long time. Applause as she finishes. Little girl gives her flowers, she thanks. The man who introduced Mrs Roosevelt thanks her for coming, crowd applauds. Mrs Roosevelt pulls the flags to reveal cabinets with dolls.

    Year 1946?

    Natural sound only.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2175.04
    Media URN:
    64218
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:02:00 / 01:17:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 1329 A

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