American President Franklin D. Roosevelt watches a marine pageant of warships and makes a speech about hopes for world peace. San Francisco, America (USA).
Item title reads - San Francisco Harbour.
Mighty Marine Pageant in San Francisco, America (USA).
L/S of the Golden Gate bridge with warships sailing by it. Various shots of the 63 ships sailing together. M/S of sailors saluting on deck. L/S of guns on the deck. M/S of American President Franklin D. Roosevelt standing on the bridge in the wind, M/S of naval flag. M/S of gun firing as part of 21 gun salvo. M/S of Roosevelt waving. M/S of another gun being fired. M/S from above the guns of sailors standing on deck. They fire again. Various interior shots of the President making a speech, saying it is necessary to spend money on the armed forces. He says 1939 would go down in history if that year could also mark definite steps towards permanent world peace, everyone applauds.