• Short Summary

    Young men in Washington DC, part of American Legion Boys Forum meet Truman.

  • Description

    Washington D.C., United States of America (USA).

    Documentation states American Legion Boys Forum designed to acquaint young men with federal government. Defence secretary Brown 17 yrs.

    MS. Crowd of waving boys standing in front of the Capitol. CU. Boy waving pan to another boy waving. CU. Badge - 'Boys Forum' with wearer's name on it, on lapel of jacket, skid pan to another badge (James Haggerty & Walt Ewing). MS. Charles S Brown Jnr., elected Sec. of Defence American Legion Boys Forum by the boys, shaking hands with Sec. of Defence Louis Johnson and taking his place at his desk. MS. Audience of boys applauding. SCU. Johnson gives Brown a pipe which he proceeds to smoke. CU. Johnson smiling. CU. Brown packing tobacco into pipe, putting on spectacles and reading official paper. LS. Elevated boys gathered on the lawn of the White House where President Truman is greeting them. LMS. Elevated Truman surrounded by boys. SCU. Boys clapping. SCU. Truman shaking hands with the boy who has been elected President by the boys - Mike Hammond.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:52:00 / 01:36:34:00
    UN 2160 F

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