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British Paramount Newsreel (Reuters) -- Mrs. Roosevelt purchases a ticket for the Motion Picture Art Fund

Film | Accession Number: 2018.642 | RG Number: RG-60.6967 | Film ID: 4370

In New York, a group of well-dressed men and women gather around Jack Benny and Eleanor Roosevelt. Artwork on the walls behind them. Mrs. Roosevelt purchases the first ticket for 25 cents for the Motion Picture Art Fund for German Refugees. The First Lady says "I'm very happy to buy this ticket from you..." The tickets are for a drawing of art works from Jack Benny, the radio and movie comedian.

Image
Duration
00:00:38
Date
Event:  1938 December 13
Production:  1938 December 22
Locale
New York, NY, United States
Language
English
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of British Pathé
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:21:58
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