• Short Summary

    The man who attempted to kill President elect Roosevelt interviewed in his jail cell.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Miami. Attempted Assassination of Mr. Roosevelt. America's President elect, on the eve of taking office, has marvellous escape from gunman's bullets."

    Miami, Florida, United States of America (USA).

    Tilt down tower of Miami Prison building holding the man who attempted to assassinate President Elect Franklin D Roosevelt.

    CU Giuseppe Zingara in prisoner cell.

    Shots of the capture of Zingara after the shooting. - Spacing -

    MS Sheriff Hardy speaks to the prisoner in cell. Zingara explains that he wanted to kill President Roosevelt because he hates Capitalists. CU Zingara. He explains that he would not have attempted to kill FDR if he were not President.

    N.B. Mayor Anton Cermak of Chicago was shot in Miami during the assassination attempt on President Roosevelt by Zingara in February 1933.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    699.05
    Media URN:
    6020
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:53:00 / 01:06:21:00
    Canister:
    33/17

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Giuseppe Zingara" should read Giuseppe Zangara, (5 changes from Zingara to Zangara are required in total).

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