• Short Summary

    Professional tennis tournament, Sonja Henie arrives in London, wedding of secret agents.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People in Camera".

    Wembley's Empire Pool, London. Professional tennis tournament.

    Various shots of the games. Alice Marble, (USA). Mary Hardwick (Britain), Bobby Riggs (USA) and Donald Budge (Britain) in action.

    MS Mrs Ernest Bevin wife of the foreign minister presenting the prizes. (Poor picture quality)

    Skater and film star Sonja Henie and a gift of Candles from America arrive in Britain, at Heathrow airport, London.

    MS Sonja Henie alighting from the plane, wearing a mink coat and hat. CU She is greeted by an English friend, Mrs V C Jeapes.

    LS MS Boxes of candles being off loaded from the plane. They are a gift from the People of America to the people of Britain, to help during power cuts in the fuel crisis. CU of woman air stewardess carrying candles.

    Odette Samson, GC (George Cross) and Captain Peter Churchill, DSO, MC are married in London. They met on secret service work during the war in France.

    CU Odette Samson and Capt Churchill outside the registry office after their wedding. CU the bride. CU Captain Churchill. Two shot of the couple outside Kensington Registry Office.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1175.13
    Media URN:
    40528
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:43:00 / 01:29:18:00
    Canister:
    47/15

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