• Short Summary

    Man who advocated all help for Britain has landslide of votes in election to be Republican presidential candidate.

  • Description

    Good Scenes: SV McNary on balcony - Capitol dome in b-g. SCU MCNary on balcony. SV McNary (Interior Scene) at desk being photographed, (wearing bow tie) SCU McNary at desk speaking. SV Pose Willkie at desk (silent) SCU Willkie at desk speaking. GV Pan Willkie at press conference. SV Pose of Willkie's son Phillip. CU Phillip talking at mike. GV Wendell Willkie and wife facing cameramen. SCU Willkie and wife.

    Sound Effects: SCU McNary at desk speaking: "I am profoundly grateful for the confidence imposed in me. I am glad to serve because I believe that the Republican party can best advance the welfare of the American people". SCU Willkie at desk speaking: "I am greatly gratified at the nomination of Senator McNary as my running mate. With him I hope to conduct an aggressive fighting campaign to restore our economic life. A campaign to build the American people into one unit for the building of an adequate defence so that no dictator, however strong, may seek to strike. I want to say that I've been greatly gratified with the overwhelming number of messages I have received from friends all over the country."

    GV Willkie at press conference.. speaking: "Well that hasn't been determined yet... don't create any rumours I already accept."

    "I say the greatest hobby I've had now is the desire to pick up about a hundred hours of lost sleep." CU of Phillip Willkie speaking: "I just want to say that I'm very happy at what's happened and I want to thank all of you for the grand press report my father has received."

    SLATE INFORMATION: G.O.P. Names Willkie! - with Narration
    Wendell Willkie looking at camera, Willkie and wife, Republican New Jersey Rally, Willkie speech after being nominated

    Personalities - Politicians; United States of America; Government and Politics; Wendell Lewis Willkie (1892-1944)
    Background: Man who advocated all help for Britain has landslide of votes in election to be Republican presidential candidate.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVATDA8REWCF6GI7AO7AN89QOPY
    Media URN:
    VLVATDA8REWCF6GI7AO7AN89QOPY
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    USA / POLITICS: Wendell Willkie wins Republican Vote

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