President Truman with George Marshall, Salvador Dali and Soviet woman defects to USA.
Unissued / unused material.
American newsreel item.
Title reads: "People in the news".
Intertitle reads: "President Truman ends vacation".
M/S President Harry Truman and family disembarking from plane in Washington DC, United States of America (USA). C/U Truman. C/U Truman stepping into his car. L/S Blair House, Washington. M/S Margaret Truman and President step out of car and enter Blair House. C/U Truman waving.
L/S plane arriving at the National airport. C/U Truman walking through a driving rain. M/S Secretary of State George Marshall stepping off aeroplane. L/S crowds outside airport. C/U Marshall. C/U Truman. M/S Truman and Marshall.
Intertitle reads: "Mrs. Kasenkina leaves hospital".
C/U Mrs. Oksana Kasenkina. L/S Mrs K. lying at base of the Soviet / Russian consulate. She defected by jumping out of window. People rush to her aid. M/S Mrs K. being wheeled in a wheelchair. C/U Mrs K. shaking hands with nurses. C/U Mrs. K.
Intertitle reads: "Salvador Dali visits Rome".
L/S stone sculpture of woman with bowl of flowers on her head. C/U surrealist artist Salvador Dali studying sculpture. C/U Dali. L/S two more stone carvings in park near Rome, Italy. M/S Dali sitting in mouth of large stone face in hillside, another man looks out of one of the face's eyes.
Date given on old record is 25/11/1948.