• Short Summary

    Disabled German artist, American housewives go to Canada and US officials arrive in UK.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In Camera".

    Frankfurt, Germany. A German artist has developed a technique to paint after losing his arms in an air raid.

    CU a disabled (armless) artist, Carl Fisher, painting by holding the brush with his mouth. CU Some of the completed works.

    Intertitle reads: "Windsor, Canada". American housewives beat the price racket by crossing the border into Canada.

    LS Windsor seem from Detroit, Michigan, United States of America (USA). CU buses and cars entering the Detroit-Windsor tunnel. LS elevated shot of a market. CU Price tickets. MS the scene at the counter of a Canadian food store with housewives buying. MS US Housewives laden with parcels walking out of the shop.

    Intertitle reads: "Southampton". Hampshire. John Snyder, US treasury, arrives for American aid talks.

    CU Good shot of the liner ship 'Queen Elizabeth' steaming into Southampton. MS Hugh Dalton, Chancellor of the Exchequer, waiting on quayside to greet the US bankers. MS John Snyder walking off the ship. MS He is seen shaking hands with Hugh Dalton. MS Snyder speaking to Pathe interviewer John Parsons, Dalton tries to prevent him as he is obviously drunk. He is asked about Aneurin Bevan's speech (Nye) CU Snyder. CU Kenneth Gordon trying to get a close up shot of Snyder.

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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:
    01:24:49:00 / 01:27:25:00

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