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  • Short Summary

    Eleanor Roosevelt visits women of Ferry Command and the ATS in the rain.

  • Description

    Soundtrack is currently missing for this item.

    Titles read: "MRS ROOSEVELT SEES FOR HERSELF".

    Somewhere in Britain.

    Various shots of Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of US President Franklin D Roosevelt, visiting an Air Transport Auxiliary Station. She chats to and shakes hands with women pilots and mechanics of Ferry Command at their aircraft machines in the rain, then makes a speech to them in a dim aircraft hangar.

    Mrs Roosevelt then moves on to an ATS training centre to meet women of the Mechanical Transport Section and watch them driving army trucks along a road, also in the pouring rain. Mrs Roosevelt stands under her umbrella.

    A copy of this item, including soundtrack, can be found in the item with the same title MRS ROOSEVELT SEES FOR HERSELF in the UN 729 G on Pathe Master tape *PM1857* - Film ID 1857.05.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1342.08
    Media URN:
    44296
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1942
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:03:00 / 01:09:23:00
    Canister:
    42/88

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