• Short Summary

    Russian woman jumps out of window of Soviet Consulate in New York.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Red Teacher Leaps From Consulate". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Sensational developments in the case of the two Russian school teachers ... Oksana Kosenkina leaps from the Soviet Consulate in New York. Mikhail Samarin, long in hiding, appears in Washington".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Russian woman jumps out of window of Soviet Consulate in New York.

    General view of the Russian Consulate building in New York - pan down the building, crowd around. Close up shot of sign 'Consulate General of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics'. Two men at the door - probably press. Russian schoolteacher, Mrs Oksana Kosenkina, lying in front of the Consulate after jumping out of window. Soviet aides lifting her. Russians carrying her into the Consulate. New York police arrive on scene. Mrs Kosenkina leaving Consulate on stretcher. Ambulance driving away, followed by police car. Crowd outside hospital. Close up shot of American reporters interviewing the Russian vice-consul. Close up shot of woman assistant protesting. Travel shot, vice-consul and assistant walking away from the Roosevelt Hospital. VS of Reed Farm Rest Home - run by the Anti-Communist Tolstoy Foundation - CU Countess Alexandra Tolstoy in car. CU road sign 'Cassville'. VS of Rova Farm where other Russians may be hiding. VS of Mikhail Samarin with Senator Carl Monk in Washington DC. Interview with Samarin - he says he and his family don't want to return to Soviet Union.

    Possibly connected with 48/67 - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:53:00 / 02:01:00:00
    UNSO Reel 036 E

Comments (1)

  1. March11@ says

    NYPD Sargent Lester Abrahamson, age 29, was first to scale consulate wall and made sure Ms Kosenkina got proper treatment.

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