• Short Summary

    Funeral of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FUNERAL OF PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT".

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

    Several high angle shot of funeral parade of troops and jeeps along the street with cortege with body of late American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt being slowly moved to White House.

    Various shots of lying in state of coffin of President Roosevelt. Various shots of the funeral of President Roosevelt.

    American soldiers firing rifles in salute over the grave of President Roosevelt.

    Several shots of the new President Harry Truman speaking to Congress for the first time and asserts that the USA will only consider unconditional surrender from Japan and Germany. Overhead shot of Congress listening to Truman and applauding.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1153.07
    Media URN:
    39950
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:48:00 / 01:10:44:00
    Canister:
    45/36

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