Sir John Reith, Minister of Information, guest at CEA annual dinner, praises war-efforts of newsreels.
SLATE INFORMATION: News Reels Aid Allies Says Sir John Reith
ENGLAND: London: Grosvenor House:
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Semi view Reith talking to Rose & Clarke.
CU Rose pan to Sir John Reith.
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CU Oscar Deutsch smoking cigar.
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CU Reddin & pan to Rose.
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Reith says that the Cinema Exhibitors in Scotland helped with evacuation, and that the ministry does not ask the Exhibitors to subordinate their organization or integrity to the Ministry. He then quotes a cable received from a Foreign Country praising the excellence of British reels sent there.
Semi view Reith talking to Rose.
Personalities - Politicians; Cinematograph Exhibitors Association; Social Events; Media; John Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron Reith of Stonehaven (1889-1971), Self-Reference; Great Britain
Background: Sir John Reith, Minister of Information, guest at CEA annual dinner, praises war-efforts of newsreels.