• Short Summary

    Queen Mary visits women trainee aircraft workers and Mme Maisky unveils plaque to Lenin.

  • Description

    Titles read: "NEWS BRIEFS".

    Somewhere in the west of Britain, we see various shots of Queen Mary visiting a training centre for women workers. Here they are given 8 weeks' intensive instruction in aircraft engine construction. Queen Mary watches young women in turbans at work.

    At a shabby house near King's Cross railway station in London, we see a memorial plaque to V I Lenin, founder of Soviet Russia, being unveiled by Madame Maisky, wife of the ambassador who is also present. A crowd of people watch. Commentator says the plaque will eventually be sent to Russia. Some people are carrying a large banner reading "Quiet Nights, Thanks To Russia".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1320.18
    Media URN:
    43715
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:00:00 / 01:28:46:00
    Canister:
    42/23

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "At a shabby house near King's Cross railway station" - the house was at Holford Square, London. Lenin had lived there in 1902 and 1903.

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