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  • Short Summary

    Various shots covering John Lewis, mineworkers' leader, leaving court; Secretary of State, George Marshall receiving humanitarian award; the Walter Reuther shooting

  • Description

    United States of America / USA

    LS Crowd outside the Washington courthouse where John L. Lewis, mineworkers' leader, is attending his case for contempt of court and for which the United Mine Workers were later fined.

    MS Top shot of people waiting outside courthouse.

    MS Cameramen pan to John L. Lewis, mineworkers' leader, leaving the court.

    MS Cameramen

    MS Lewis and others walking along.

    CU Lewis.

    LS General view of assembly gathered to award George Marshal, Secretary of State, with the humanitarian award, in the Miami Beach Variety Club's headquarters.

    MS Chief Barker, Robert O'Donnell speaking. (Nat. sound)

    CU A portrait of Marshall.

    LS General view of assembly.

    MS Harold Stassen preparing to speak.

    MS Stassen speaking. (Nat. sound)

    MS The house of Walter Reuther, auto workers union chief, who has been shot by a unidentified assailant.

    MS Shattered window through which assailant entered.

    CU Window through which can be seen the room.

    CU Refrigerator.

    CU Shattered window.

    MS Louis Johnstone, who saw assailant, and two other children (Johnstone in centre).

    CU Two men reading newspaper reward for assailant.

    CU Newspaper, the Detroit Free Press.

    CU Still picture of Reuther in hospital with wife by his bedside.

    Mute Comb. Neg.

    Note: Date on original paperwork reads: 4/26/48. Sound only where indicated on shots, these are very short and appear to be offcuts.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:31:00 / 02:01:40:00
    UN 1917 G

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