• Short Summary

    President Hoover speaks about the World's problems when opening War Memorial.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. Hear Mr Hoover and his grave words to his country and the world at opening of Columbia's War Memorial at which veteran composer John Philip Sousa made one of his now rare appearances."

    District of Colombia, United States of America (USA).

    Exterior views of DC war memorial.

    Shots of John Philip Sousa conducting a band.

    American President Herbert C Hoover speaks from in front of the memorial. (Poor focus).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    873.25
    Media URN:
    12811
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:51:00 / 01:34:05:00
    Canister:
    31/97

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