• Short Summary

    FDR celebrates birthday with big cake and ball, film stars and other celebrities attend.

  • Description

    Title reads: "President Roosevelt's Birthday".

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of President Franklin D Roosevelt next to a gigantic cake. The cake is a gift from the Baker's union.

    Various shots of glamorous couples dancing at FDR's birthday ball. C/U of FDR's mother, Mrs Roosevelt. C/U of cake. M/S of crowd of revellers clapping. Various shots of Eleanor Roosevelt cutting the cake. Various shots of crowd of celebrities posing for camera, including film stars, singers and comedians. Among them are Lana Turner, Deanna Durbin, Red Skelton and Maureen O'Hara.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1101.06
    Media URN:
    38421
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:14:00 / 01:14:56:00
    Canister:
    41/15

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