• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth feeds pensioners; Gandhi breaks fast; Ike receives Poor Richard medal.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "PEOPLE IN CAMERA".

    London - Princess Elizabeth helps to send out wedding gifts of food to old age pensioners.
    Various shots of packing parcels in servants' hall. Close up shot of women collecting tins from a large pile. Women packing boxes. Long shot of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) walking into picture. Close up shot of the Princess pointing across table. Close up shot of the Princess, camera pans down to pick up tin. Princess looking at letter.

    New Delhi, India - Gandhi breaks his fast. Several shots of the huge crowd of Gandhi's followers on the streets. Several shots of Gandhi's home. Medium shot of Mahatma through the window, people passing. More shots of the crowd. Gandhi is seen lying in bed through the window. Closer shot of Gandhi with woman reading by his bedside.

    Philadelphia, United States of America (USA) - Eisenhower (Ike) warns American people of the challenge to democracy. Close up shot of General Dwight Eisenhower riding in car, he waves. A woman embraces him at the gates of Franklin Institute. Interior of the Franklin Institute. Eisenhower receives Poor Richard award. More shots of the ceremony. Eisenhower is seen under Franklin statue. Close up shot of Eisenhower speaking (natural sound). He talks about the need to keep together and protect democracy.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:34:00 / 01:28:56:00

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