• Short Summary

    "Listen Mr. President" - America Responds.

  • Description

    USA: Missouri:
    INT
    LV Red Cross nurses sitting at table.
    SV Nurses.
    SV Red Cross nurse.
    SV Red Cross nurses, knitting.

    EXT
    SV 2 Boy Scouts collects paper from house.
    GV Class receiving instruction at airport walking to plane, girl with them.
    SV Group receives instruction round plane.
    SV Instructor and men listening.
    SCU Group listening.
    CU Sign: 'TOM SAWYER FENCE. HERE STOOD THE BOARD FENCE WHICH TOM SAWYER PERSUADED HIS GANG TO PAY HIM FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF WHITEWASHING. TOM SAT BY AND SAW THAT IT WAS WELL DONE.'
    LV Tom Sawyer walks down street (2 boys and girl dressed up.)
    LV Painting fence.
    SCU Painting fence.
    Tilt down of 'Mark Twain Boyhood home and Museum' sign to Tom Sawyer selling War Bonds.
    SCU People queuing to buy War Bonds.
    SV Selling War Bonds.
    LV Parade through street with American flags.

    GV Parade at Ontario California.

    California: Ontario:
    SV Parade with posters 'THE JAPS HAVEN'T A CHINAMAN'S CHANCE' and 'LET'S PUT THE SQUEEZE ON THE NIPPONESE'

    Alabama: Northport:
    GV Parade.
    SV People applauding.
    SV Parade of children with flags.

    Amenia:
    LV Man off tractor.
    SV Man leaves plough.
    SV People leaving home.
    SCU People leaving home.
    LV Parade and people gathering in square.
    LV Flag raising.
    Pan View: of group of people pledging allegiance to flag by raising arms in salute.
    STV Crowd applauds.
    SV Mrs. Rundal talking.

    SOUND EFFECTS. SV Mrs. Rundal talking. "We are doing our share but we are going to do infinitely more than we have done. We have in our town today two mothers each of whom has given 2 sons already and as I said before, we will give our sons, we will give our lives but by the help and grace of God, we will not give up a free America or our democratic way of life." (applause)

    USA; World War 2 (World War II, Second World War); Patriotism
    Background: "Listen Mr. President" - America Responds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC9NII9MDNRV1YC24F97UGOSGO
    Media URN:
    VLVAC9NII9MDNRV1YC24F97UGOSGO
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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