• Short Summary

    US Comic Red Skelton is home after taking his son, a leukaemia sufferer, around the World.

  • Description

    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.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2864.22
    Media URN:
    83142
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:21:00 / 01:57:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 2994 B

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