• Short Summary

    The Eisenhowers, Goldwyn Girls, Princess Elizabeth in Scotland, Lord Winster's first jet flight.

  • Description

    Title reads: "People in Camera".

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Various informal happy shots of General Dwight Eisenhower with his wife and their son Captain John Eisenhower. They are on the deck of the ocean liner the "Queen Mary". Eisenhower is to be guest of King George VI at Balmoral. M/S of John Eisenhower kissing his mother while General Eisenhower looks on.

    Also aboard "Queen Mary" are six American beauties. They are over here to display American fashions. Six British girls (the Lucy Clayton Girls) will shortly go to the USA on the same mission. The beauties, known as the Goldwyn girls, are Martha Montgomery Mary Brewer, Karen Gaylord, Irene Vernon, Diana Mumby and Mary Ellen Gleason. They pose for the camera sitting on the rail of the deck of the Queen Mary. M/S of Goldwyn Girls chatting with their British counterparts. Various shots of John Parsons interviewing the American girls.

    Dundee, Scotland.

    Princess Elizabeth opens Camperdown Park. Various shots of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Lord Provost of Dundee, Sir Garnett Wilson inspecting Sea Cadets and Sea Rangers. Good C/U of children cheering and waving. M/S of Princess waving.

    London Airport.

    Lord Winster, Minister of Civil Aviation, makes his first flight in a jet propelled Lancastrian. Various shots of Lord Winster inspecting aeroplane with officials. Lord Winster then climbs into the plane. Various shots of the Lancastrian taking off. Aerial C/U of the jet engine at the back of the plane, with good cloud effects in background.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:44:00 / 01:52:42:00

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