• Short Summary

    U.S. Congressmen going home for summer break.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "U.S. CONGRESS ADJOURNS".

    Washington D.C., United States of America (USA).

    Pan down dome of Congress building at Capitol Hill, Washington, to its stairs. Justice Hugo Black with wife and son standing at the stairs looking on - he is not coming back after the break, he is succeeded by a woman. The woman is seen on the stairs with another woman and a man, chatting. Close up shot of the only two women 'congressmen' in the US. congress. Men working in the Congress archives. Several shots of the congressmen preparing to leave for home states. A group of congressmen leaving the building and walking down the stairs, pretty pleased.

    (LNER)

    This item originally belongs to Pathe Gazettes issue 37/70 and is misplaced here.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    931.65
    Media URN:
    16031
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:17:00 / 01:56:47:00
    Canister:
    37/68

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