• Short Summary

    Roosevelt looks over planes, tanks and artillery as an inspection of defence forces.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "President Roosevelt Inspects Defences".

    United States of America (USA)

    VS. Ground to air and air to air shots of a massive fly past of American fighter and bomber planes over Washington DC. Air to air MS of two B-17 Flying Fortress bombers in flight.

    MS & CUs of President Franklin D Roosevelt sitting in open car looking up at the fly past.

    MS Roosevelt sitting in open car watching light tanks being taken over assault course.

    MS Roosevelt still in open car being driven through hangar where Martin flying boats are being built.

    MS Roosevelt inspecting and watching a demonstration of a giant railway mounted gun at Aberdeen, he puts his hands over his ears as the artillery fires.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1057.47
    Media URN:
    21171
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:11:00 / 01:52:36:00
    Canister:
    40/83

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