• Short Summary

    Judge Black and Grand Dragon Baskin refuse to admit to Black's membership of Klu Klux Klan.

  • Description

    Title reads: "United States".

    Controversy over Judge Black's alleged membership of the Klu Klux Klan

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of group of news reporters interviewing J L Baskin, Grand Dragon of the Klu Klux Klan. Baskin sits in an armchair looking smug. The journalists repeatedly ask him weather Judge Black is a member of the Klan. Baskin refuses to confirm or deny anything

    Norfolk, Virginia.

    Judge Black (aka Senator Black) arrives from Europe by ship. A crowd of journalists greet him on quay. The reporters ask him if he is a member of the Klu Klux Klan. Black laughs and evades making a definite answer.

    Note: picture stops 01:07:19, track continues.

    Note: old paperwork suggests this item may once have been in 37/81.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    939.10
    Media URN:
    13973
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:08:00 / 01:07:24:00
    Canister:
    37/80

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