US Comic Red Skelton is home after taking his son, a leukaemia sufferer, around the World.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "A Little Portrait Of Courage". American voiceovered newsreel material.
New York, United States of America (USA). American Comic Red Skelton is home after taking his son, a leukaemia sufferer, around the World.
MS Red Skelton (American Film Star and Comedian) and family coming down steps of plane. CU of Red Skelton placing bemedalled cap (momentos of places visited) on his head. CU of Red Skelton talking to his son (Richard), and of them taking off their bemedalled caps. CU Cameramen. CU Richard Skelton answering questions about his hat, he takes it off and tells the history of each medal, Red Skelton, wife and daughter are standing at his side. CU Richard Skelton smiling, he turns his head towards his father who is standing in background.
(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 08/08/1957.