• Short Summary

    British brides of American soldiers talk about how they are treated in the USA.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "GI Brides The Truth".

    Interview stories as a result of investigation of allegations of bad living conditions of British war brides printed in the Daily Mail.

    CU Daily Mail headlines carrying the G.I. bride story. Exterior shots of Aberdeen Hotel where some deserted brides of American Soldiers are living. LS & CU Mrs Kathleen Wood, a deserted bride, speaking about her case. (nat sound). MS she tucks her two children up in bed. CU Daily Mail US office plaque. MS a Pathe interviewer asking Don Iddon Head of Daily Mail American bureau and Waters the reporter responsible for the story, about the allegations (nat sound)

    MS A GI bride Mrs Joyce Clark, enters her bungalow. CU inside sitting with her husband she talks of the happiness of the British war brides. Ext. Tudor Towers. CU Mrs Ellen Toumey, who lives there speaks. (nat sound) (at Hotel called Tudor Towers) LS A group girls who gathered to protest against the allegations. MS & CU Mrs Margaret Byrne acts as a spokesman (nat sound). CU Mrs Barbara de Christofero with her small child speaks. (nat sound).

    Library shots of GI brides getting of a ship when they arrives in the United States of America (USA). VS of them kissing their husbands and sweethearts.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:07:00 / 01:07:34:00

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