• Short Summary

    Newsbriefs include fashions in Moscow, and boxer Bruce Woodcock leaving for America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Newsbriefs.

    Various locations.

    Russia. Various shots of Spring fashion display in Moscow by men, women and children. M/S as three women parade around whilst judges sit and watch them. Various shots as they model day and evening wear whilst the judges watch. Various shots as precocious children model their clothes. Men model the latest suits but look very uncomfortable.

    Various shots in the gardens of number 10 Downing Street where Prime Minister Clement Attlee meets Dutch Government leaders. M/S of Doctor Schermerhorn and Attlee. Various shots of group including Lord Inverchapel, (formerly Sir Archibald Clerk Kerr) Dr. Van Rooyen, Lord Alanbrooke (Alan Brooke) and Dr. Van Mook. Good C/U of Schermerhorn and Attlee.

    M/S of Averell Harriman taking the oath before James Byrnes on his appointment as United States Ambassador to Britain. C/U of Harriman.

    M/S of British heavyweight boxing champion Bruce Woodcock at an airfield. C/U as he makes a speech before his trip to America saying he hopes to win his match. People wish him luck and girls wave to him. M/S as the Constellation aeroplane takes off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:27:00 / 01:49:16:00

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