• Short Summary

    People in the news.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "PEOPLE IN CAMERA".

    Disabled men demonstrate the latest in artificial limbs - Washington, United States of America (USA) - Long shot of veterans demonstrating use of artificial limbs. Man with old-fashioned artificial hands picking up article from table. Close up shot of the man picking up article, pan to another man picking up article with new cosmetic hand, pan up to man eating. Close up shot of man demonstrating new cosmetic hand. Other veterans watching. Man writing on blackboard with artificial hand. Another man standing on table with artificial legs. He jumps off table onto ground. Same man with artificial legs walks over to other veterans to dance with girl. Other veterans applauding. Man dancing with girl. Close up shot of artificial legs, pan up to couple dancing.

    Film personalities donate money to American Memorial Chapel Fund - Dartmouth House. London - General view of interior of hall, Dartmouth House, London. Lord Mayor of London, Sir Frederick Wells, and the American Ambassador, Mr Lewis Douglas are seen seated at table. Arthur Rank, Sir Clive Ballieu and Sir Philip Warter on platform. Arthur Rank presents cheque - donation in aid of American Memorial Chapel fund. Side view, Rank walks away. Sir Philip Warter presents cheque. General view of the gathering, American Ambassador rises to speak. American Ambassador speaking (natural sound). He thanks and says American shell never forget the sacrifice of English people.

    Stars arrive on Queen Elizabeth - Southampton, Hampshire - Night view of luxury liner 'Queen Elizabeth' illuminated. Closer shot of the Queen Elizabeth, illuminated. Pathe reporter John Parsons escorts Sophie Tucker from ship. John Parsons interviewing Sophie Tucker (natural sound). She talks about her hat, she calls it 'the lips'. Cameramen gathered to greet the stars. John Parsons greeting Benita Hume (Mrs Ronald Colman) and Ronald Colman on gangway, pan to Colman. John Parsons interviewing Ronald Colman and Benita Hume (natural sound). They talk abut their excitement about being home again.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:10:00 / 01:21:44:00

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