Truman And Press Honours 1949

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    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Truman honours press, press honours Truman"

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    LS Exhibition Hall at the Statler Hotel. MS President Harry Truman looking at photographs of himself at the Exhibition. CU photograph of Truman, pan up to another photo of Truman. CU Truman, pan away to photograph of Truman on the election returns. CU photograph of Truman. MS President Truman presents prize to Frank Cancellare of Acme.

    LS Mr. Truman. LS Truman speaking on the night of his inauguration, he does an impersonation of a famous news commentator. MS Truman speaking. LS room where Truman made his inauguration speech.

    MS Truman. CU "Newsreel Oscar" award trophy. MS George Dorsey, Chief of Warner Pathe News presents Oscar to Harry Truman. CU Truman and Dorsey. MS Truman and Dorsey shaking hands.

    Date on original dope sheet is 23/03/1949.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:25:00 / 01:57:32:00
    UN 2080 G
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    UN 2080 G
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