• Short Summary

    Negress singer sings from Lincoln Memorial by Government invitation after being barred from a hall.

  • Description

    USA: Washington, DC:
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    Lincoln Memorial and crowd in foreground arriving, at capitol / Abraham Lincoln statue / Crowded front of memorial / Marion Anderson bowing to the crowd / black people applauding / Marion Anderson singing "Ava Maria" / General view of crowd applauding.

    Sound Effects: Marion Anderson sings complete phrase of Ava Maria.

    Good Scenes: Black and white people arriving for concert / Man introducing Marion Anderson and more of Anderson singing 'Ave Maria' SOT / Crowd standing listening

    Ethnic Minorities, United States of America, Music and Dance, Marion Anderson (1897-1993), Personalities - Performers, Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments, Women, Crime, Punishment and Law Enforcement
    Background: Negress singer sings from Lincoln Memorial by Government invitation after being barred from a hall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6QCCRU83ID1NVYZBBGHI0PWHB
    Media URN:
    VLVA6QCCRU83ID1NVYZBBGHI0PWHB
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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