• Short Summary

    Espionage suspects - Valentine Gubitchev and Judith Coplon - at Federal Court, New York.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "People in the News - Red Spy Suspects".

    Federal Court, New York, United States of America (USA).

    MS Valentine Gubitchev, Soviet engineer attached to United Nations who is accused of spying, leaving court and entering police van. LS Judith Coplon being led out of court and put into police van. CU Judith Coplon, US Department of Justice Employee, also accused of espionage. MS Miss Coplon inside police van.

    Date given on original dope sheet is 10/03/1949.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2262.14
    Media URN:
    65141
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:36:00 / 01:31:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 2078 H

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Just a note to say that nearly all newspaper reports from the era about the Russian suspect in this case spell his name as Valentin Gubitchev. An example here......

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1350&dat=19491221&id=meROAA
    AAIBAJ&sjid=FwAEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1
    921,2413204

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