• Short Summary

    President Truman with George Marshall, Salvador Dali and Soviet woman defects to USA.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:12:00 / 01:26:41:00
    UN 2040 F

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