• Short Summary

    Eleanor Roosevelt attends the first birthday celebration of W.A.V.E.S.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Night shot of chefs carrying massive birthday cake shaped as warship through lines of men and women in uniform. They are celebrating first birthday of W.A.V.E.S. (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services).

    A woman cuts the cake. Several shots of a large dancing hall filled with men and women in uniform dancing.

    Several shots of the women at firing range during gun shooting exercise.

    Various shots of mass parade of W.A.V.E.S. at a field - or stadium. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is seen watching the parade.

    Natural sound is heard occasionally.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1840.20
    Media URN:
    71196
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:16:00 / 01:51:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 746 B

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