• Short Summary

    Footage of President Roosevelt giving a speech at West Point in the United States of America.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "PASSING OUT DAY AT WEST POINT"

    L/S's of thousands of cadets inside sitting down in a large hall. The President of the United States of America Franklin Delano Roosevelt gives a speech. He talks about how the machine age has changed the nature of modern warfare and how important it is for the United States to be able to properly to defend itself against foreign aggressors. Roosevelt presents the soldiers with their graduation papers before watching the men on parade. Nice M/S of the a American Cadet kissing his girlfriend.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1015.14
    Media URN:
    20051
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:18:00 / 01:20:48:00
    Canister:
    39/50

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