• Short Summary

    Item about the rise of Presidential candidate and Governor of New York Thomas Dewey.

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

    Thomas Dewey story. Various location in the United States of America.

    M/S of the Governor of New York and Presidential candidate Thomas Dewey sitting at desk talking to official who asks him what he needs to help him run the state. Dewey replies that he knows a New York detective who he considers of the best in America and would like him to head his squad of detectives. Several shots of police chiefs at work sitting at desks. C/U of newspaper headline, 'LUCIANO GUILTY !' Shots of Dewey sitting at desk on the telephone.

    L/S street scene in Owosso, Michigan. C/U of photo of Dewy as a child. L/S of the church Dewey attended. M/S of Dewey's mother and neighbour in garden. C/U of Mrs Dewey talking. Shots of Dewey and young sons walking through field. Dewey frying eggs. L/S of Dewey talking to farmer. C/U Dewey. L/S of cows in stalls. C/U of electric milking machine in operation. Shots of farmers pitching hays onto wagon. L/S State Capitol at Albany. Dewey talking to advisors. L/S of rolling farmland. L/S of midtown Manhattan. L/S small town in New York. L/S of state highway. C/U sign 'Election Booth'. M/S people waiting in line to vote. L/S interior voting place. M/S voter. L/S voter going into booth. Newspaper headline 'Dewey wins again'. L/S Albany State Capitol. C/U sign on door 'Executive Chambers'. L/S Dewey seated at table with Cabinet members. M/S Dewey with one of the Cabinet members. C/U of Dewey speaking, "Well, I think we're generally agreed on what the facts are and what the programme ought to be. What I propose is this......."

    L/S interior - Dewey addressing State Legislature. L/S of Mount McGregor Sanatorium. L/Ss of Temporary housing. L/S workers leaving factory. Various shots of the factory. L/S of Cornell University. Students entering building. L/S tuberculosis Sanatorium. Children in wheel chairs. C/U of child lying on mattress. L/S of Dewey addressing groups of children. L/S Dewey in midst of children. M/S of Dewey with Genera Dwight Eisenhower walking across lawn. Several shots of Dewey with various statesmen including Governor Warren of California and Senator Vandenburg at the Mackinac Conference. M/Ss and C/Us of Vandenburg talking about Dewey's good grasp of world problems. Various more shots of Dewey's rise to Presidential candidate for the Republican Party. Shots of Dewey and family playing checkers on porch.

    Cataloguer's note: Item has American commentary.
    Cataloguer's note: Spelling Variations - Vandenburg or Vandenberg

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:42:00 / 01:55:02:00
    UN 2020 B

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