Ten British (army, navy and air force) and five American war heroes tour the United States on a fundraising mission to boost war bonds.
SLATE INFORMATION: AMERICA CHEERS U.S. AND BRITISH HEROES
USA: New York: New York City:
GTV procession through New York, crowds lined up on either side of street
LV procession, past crowds on either side
LV ticker tape from windows
SV heroes in cars
GTV mass crowd
SV police holding back surging crowd
SV heroes standing with Fiorello La Guardia (Mayor of New York City) on city hall steps, U.S. flags in background
GV crowd and La Guardia at mike in background
La Guardia introduces Ensign Mason to crowd SOT
- This is the New York boy who headlined in the newspapers his famous wireless report
Mason addresses crowd SOT
- Mr. Mayor, Ladies & Gentlemen - I thank you. Normally I talk too much, today, I am speechless. (Laughter and applause)
La Guardia addresses crowd SOT
- Couldn't we use that boy in the city council?
LTBV mass crowd
USA: Washington DC:
GV heroes along Washington Avenue, Capital in background
LV heroes with Franklin D. Roosevelt (US President), Eleanor Roosevelt (First Lady) and Lord Halifax (British Ambassador to United States)
SV pan heroes with Mr. & Mrs. Roosevelt and Halifax
Background: Ten British (army, navy and air force) and five American war heroes tour the United States on a fundraising mission to boost war bonds.