• Short Summary

    The Bonus Army protest by sitting on the steps of the American Capitol building.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    French title reads: "L'Armee Du Bonus. Washington. Les anciens combattants manifestent sur les marches du capitole en attendant que le Congres se prononce sur leurs revendications."

    Washington DC, United States of America.

    Crowd of men many carrying flags surge forward and sit on the steps of the Capitol building. Tilt down the Capitol building to show the large crowd of protesters gathered outside. Members of the bonus army walk in single file, nice CU of their feet. The crowd disperse. Good shots of some of the crowd - shows that the group incorporates African Americans and women as well as white men. Some of the men are wearing parts of old uniforms.

    N.B. I think the Bonus Army was a Veterans organisation set up during the depression - any information welcome.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    528.34
    Media URN:
    58207
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:17:00 / 01:51:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 63 T

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