• Short Summary

    President Harry Truman addresses special session of Congress about rising prices. America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title reads - 'Congress Opens'.

    President Harry Truman calls special session of Congress. Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    MS Congressmen walking through Washington station. Exterior MS of station with cars leaving. LS roadway with cars on the move. CU's numberplates on cars. Interior LS of Congress looking towards dais. CU's Congressmen shaking hands with each other. MS clock over US flag showing five past twelve.

    MS speaker Joe Martin calling Congress to order. Elevated MS Truman walking to dais. MS crowd clapping. MS Congressmen sitting down. MS Truman speaking about rising prices. MS Congressmen rising to their feet and applauding. MS Truman leaving dais.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2459.08
    Media URN:
    67203
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:50:00 / 01:32:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 1977 E

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