• Short Summary

    Alger Hiss is found guilty of being a Communist spy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "US Diplomat Is Branded A Red Spy".

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    CU American diplomat Alger Hiss standing on steps of building. SV Back view of Hiss posing for photographers.

    Various shots in assembly of the Un-American Affairs Committee. Whittacker Chambers (self-confessed former Communist) testifies against Hiss. Hiss makes his statement attacking the 'undocumented statements' of Chambers.

    SV of Hiss leaving court.

    Hiss was found guilty of perjury and branded a Communist spy.

    (Build up story from Library Nos UN 2136 and UN 1988)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1448.26
    Media URN:
    47363
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:42:00 / 01:45:19:00
    Canister:
    50/8

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