• Short Summary

    Roosevelt accepts gift of art for the United States National Gallery.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "News of the Day. Nation Gets great Art Gallery!"

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Exterior of National Gallery of Art.

    Interior views of gallery. Large crowds gather for the opening. Views of paintings including Rembrant's self portrait. Shots of several other great works of art.

    Various shots of American President Franklin D Roosevelt receiving collection on behalf of nation. President Roosevelt says: 'To accept this work today is to assert the purpose of the people of America, in the freedom of the human spirit and the human mind which has produced the world's great art and all its science shall not be utterly destroyed'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    600.25
    Media URN:
    59398
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:00:00 / 01:46:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 182 I

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