• Short Summary

    US Pilot Francis Powers goes on trial for espionage in Moscow. Eisenhower comments.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'The Powers Trial'.

    American pilot Francis Gary Powers on trial for espionage. Moscow, Russia (Soviet Union). President Dwight Eisenhower comments in Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    High angle MS Moscow street with buildings, traffic, etc. Various exterior shots of the Soviet Court where Powers' trial will take place. Various shots Powers' wife entering court.

    Various stills taken in courtroom showing Powers and the court in session (foreign cameramen were barred from the court). Various shots showing the U-2 reconnaissance plane and other evidence in the case. Various shots as Eisenhower in Washington holds press conference and comments on the trial.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2786.03
    Media URN:
    81843
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:04:00 / 01:03:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 3409 C

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