• Short Summary

    General MacArthur and Paul McNutt make speeches at ceremony of Philippines Independence.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Part mute/part sound.

    Manila, Philippines.

    President Manuel Roxas of the Philippines chats with Paul McNutt, US Representative in the Philippines whilst awaiting arrival of General MacArthur at Manila airfield. MacArthur arrives, alights from plane and shakes hands with Roxas and McNutt (mute sequence).

    Natural sound accompanies several shots of crowds of people gathered at large ceremony to declare independence of Philippines. MacArthur makes speech saying "America praised the Philippines' Independence as soon as it was possible, America now redeems that praise". McNutt makes speech proclaiming Philippines as an independent and self-governing nation". Crowd applauds.

    United States stars and stripes flag is pulled down and Philippines flag is hoisted onto flagpole.

    Planes fly overhead in formation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2321.03
    Media URN:
    74706
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:04:00 / 01:12:21:00
    Canister:
    UN 1518 B

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