• Short Summary

    The Mayoress of Stalingrad pays a visit to the war damaged city of Coventry.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Stalingrad To Coventry"

    Coventry, West Midlands. The Mayoress of Stalingrad pays visit to the war damaged city.

    CU Madame Tatiana Murashkina arriving outside Town Hall with the Mayor of Coventry, Harry Weston. (Super.scene). Angle shot. Town Hall with Russian and British flags flying. SV Mme. Tatiana Murashkina with Mayor toasting. CU Mme. Tatiana Murashkina drinking. SV British and Russian flags with the sword of Coventry and Mace. GV Coventry and Cathedral. Angle shot. Lady Godiva Statue. SV Mme. Muraskina and Mayor walking towards away from statue. GV Party walking towards large building under construction. SV Pan down building to men climbing down ladder to greet Tatiana Murashkina. CU Mme. Murashkina shaking hands with workman. Angle shot, pan down Coventry Cathedral to Mme. Murashkina and party looking at ruins. SV Damaged window. LV Party walking towards through bombed Cathedral. Angle shot. Cathedral spire. LV Bombed windows. Angle shot. Mme Murashkina and Mayor looking up at ruins etc.

    (Mix to Library shots) GV Pan bombed Cathedral day after raid. SV Pan bombed Cathedral day after raid, rubble in foreground. CU Smoking Building. Ruins. LV Rubble. CU Pan wrecked Bus. SV Pan bombed Cathedral... rubble in foreground.

    (Mix to Library shots) CU Russian soldiers moving up into Stalingrad street for battle. LV Building smoking after being bombed. SV Gun firing. Back View Two soldiers firing machine guns - explosion in background. SV Gun firing. LV Soldiers running across roadway. Russian soldiers running into house. Close B/V. Two soldiers firing machine gun.

    (Mix to new shots) LV Interior, Mme. Murashkina with the Mayor of Coventry, sitting inside the dining room of the Council House that she is to occupy during her two-day stay. VS of Mayors having tea.
    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "H")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:32:00 / 01:59:45:00

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