• Short Summary

    Conversion of French liner SS Normadie into troopship, Boeing bombers under construction, Gertrude Lawrence selling Defence Bonds and boxer Joe Louis enlisting in the US army.

  • Description

    USA: New York State: new York:
    INT SHIP
    Workers working inside the liner SS Normandie to convert her into a troopship to be renamed the USS Lafayette / workers working to remove statue

    EXT
    SS Normandie in dock as work goes on to convert her to a troopship

    Washington State: Seattle:
    INT
    Banner at Boeing factory "Remember Pearl Harbor" / Boeing bomber aircraft under construction / workers moving wing attached to hoist along / tailplane being moved along / aircraft fuselage lained up in factory

    Georgia: Atlanta:
    EXT AT NIGHT
    Illuminated sign outside The Alvin Theatre

    INT
    Actress and performer Gertrude Lawrence on stage selling Defence Bonds

    New York State: Camp Upton:
    EXT
    Heavyweight Champion boxer Joe Louis and soldiers along

    INT
    Joe Louis undergoing medical before his enlistment / identification disc around neck of Louis
    Background: Conversion of French liner SS Normadie into troopship, Boeing bombers under construction, Gertrude Lawrence selling Defence Bonds and boxer Joe Louis enlisting in the US army.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAZ33621OALXBV8UW8413CPITA
    Media URN:
    VLVAAZ33621OALXBV8UW8413CPITA
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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