• Short Summary

    The Palestine Question, a new French President, snakes in South Africa and Bing Crosby.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In Camera"

    Jamal Husseini of the Arab delegation to the Palestine conference puts his people's point of view.

    CU of him full face head and shoulders. CU and MS seated at a desk in London he speaks putting the Palestinian point of view over the partition and creation of Israel. (nat sound).

    Elysee Palace, Paris, France. Vincent Auriol, New French president, at home with his family.

    Various shots of him, his wife, son, daughter in law and grandchildren, walking in the grounds of the Elysee Palace. Photographers walk along with them taking pictures.

    Catching snakes in South Africa for serum purposes.

    LS snake catchers John and Jack Jones and African boys digging in the sand. CU a spade sinking into the sand. CU a Cobra snake thrusts its head forward. VS of snakes being caught and bagged. CU a 7ft long cobra crawling along. CU with forked rods the snake is pinned. CU the snake being bundled into a sack. CU snakes being packed into a box. CU catcher Jones holding a snake's mouth open. CU view of the inside of the mouth of the snake with venom dripping down. (Voiceover suggests that the snakes are being caught for eating purposes rather than for serum).

    Bing Crosby gets another award. A representative of Photoplay Magazine presenting the award as favourite actor.

    CU Bing Crosby speaking upon receiving the award - makes jokes about Bob Hope (nat. snd.).

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:35:00 / 01:12:53:00

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