• Short Summary

    Italian PM in US, Czech dancers with lions, Cinema bosses meet Morrison & Jewish leader.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In Camera".

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA). Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier arrives.

    LS arrival of the Italian Prime Minister and his daughter Maria, they face a battery of cameras. CU they are greeted by Alberto Tarchiani, Italian ambassador. CU of de Gasperi, CU of Maria. The party walk off from the airfield.

    Prague, Czechoslovakia. Dancing in a lions cage at Prague circus.

    LS a couple doing a foxtrot inside a lions cage. Lions sit all round, watching them. CU the couple dancing. CU their legs. The girl is wearing high heeled shoes and no stockings. CU the head of a lion. VS of couple dancing.

    London. Cinema exhibitors and employees dinner and dance.

    LS General view of the dinner. CU Herbert Morrison, Lord President of the Council, speaking (nat sound). J Arthur Rank, sitting on his right, listens intently.

    Interview with Jewish spokesperson Professor Johan Smertenko, Vice President of the American League for a Free Palestine in Rome, Italy

    Smertenko speaking to two interviewers. (Lip movement only). CU Smertenko, full face, alone. MS he gets into his car.

    General George Marshall, arrives back in America from China to take up his new appointment as Foreign secretary.

    VS Marshall steps out of the plane. CU He shakes hands with General Dwight D. Eisenhower. MS He enters the White House, Washington DC, United States of America (USA). Still cameramen operate as he passes.

    Intertitle reads: "Our Reporter Meets - Madeleine Carroll, Alexander Korda, Ex- Q.E. Skipper Bisset."

    Southampton, Hampshire. The liner ship Queen Elizabeth is home.

    CU John Parsons interviews Madeleine Carrol (nat sound).

    CU Full face, Sir Alexander Korda speaking about Hollywood (nat sound)

    CU Liner Captain Sir James Bisset, in civilian clothes, trilby hat and overcoat, full face and side face, talks about his impending retirement.(nat sound). MS view of the side of the ship.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:24:00 / 01:48:14:00

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