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    Title reads "F. D. R.'s Pacific Report".

    Huge crowd gahtered to greet American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on his arrival from trip to Pacific war zone. President seated on deck of battleship, making a speech - natural sound. As he speaks, the images from his trip appear.

    He first talks about the visit to Pearl Harbour. Various shots of Pearl Harbour, many battleships now in operation.

    Various shots of President and General Douglas MacArthur in a car, talking.

    Various shots of American Generals meeting the President on several occasions and discussing the battle plans. Map of Pacific is seen. President talks about the prospects of ocupation of Japan.

    Various shots of the President visiting a large miltary airfield with wounded men on stretchers being taken out of plane and into ambulances. Some stop next to President's car and he talks to the wounded.

    Various shots of the President visiting a jungle training centre where the soldiers are train in jungle warfare. Various shots of the soldiers in training and the President watching.

    President continued talking - he talks about the ending of the war and prevention similar events in future. He expresses view that the war will be over soon.Several close up shots of the people in crowd listening.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:17:00 / 01:30:19:00
    UN 1439 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1439 A
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    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    TEENIE - BFH PrivResearchAU tiki pacific General MacArthur General MacArthur 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbour Roosevelt Speaks Franklin D. Roosevelt Speaks
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