• Short Summary

    Soldier George Jorgenson had a sex change in Denmark and returns home to the US.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Sex change G.I. back in USA.

    Cataloguer's note: Item is identical to newsreel item 53/12 ''GI' Christine returns home' on Pathe Master Tape *PM0058*, film ID 58.40:

    United States of America. Christine used to be George - lots of interest in this sex change patient.

    SV. Towards, Christine Jorgenson alighting from 'plane. LV. Towards, Christine walking through crowd. SCU. Christine waving at mike. CU. Reporter and Christine at mike: Reporter: "Have you been offered a movie contract?" Christine: "Yes, but I haven't accepted it". Reporter: "Do your have any plans regarding the theatre" Christine: "No, I don't think so" Reporter: "Are you going on with your photography?" Christine: "I hope so - yes". SV. Pan, cameras. CU. Christine saying: "And I don't have any plans at the moment and I thank you all for coming, but I think it's too much. Thank you very much."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2228.02
    Media URN:
    64826
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:56:00 / 01:01:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 2014 J

Comments (1)

  1. WOWoriginal says

    This is not 1949. She had the operation in 1951/52; announcement was made in Dec 1952, and she returned to NYC in Feb 1953.

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