Material assembled for an uncompleted documentary probably put together in the late 1940s. Sound is intermittent throughout. There is no complete shot listing - please let Pathe know if you spot something we have missed.
This reel covers events in 1937.
The firing line in Madrid. Air...
Military aircraft fly over the American capital as part of an air force pageant.
US Congress is cheerful as the summer holiday starts.
Firemen use high pressure hoses to clean Capitol Building for reassembly of Congress.
U.S. Congressmen going home for summer break.
William White's wife and 17 children pose for cameras in Washington.
Marchers complaining about poverty and hunger arrive in the American capital.
Franklin D. Roosevelt takes the Presidential Oath - presumably in 1937.
March snow brings Washington to a standstill in worst snowfall for 20 years.