President Franklin D Roosevelt is inaugurated for the 3rd time.
Title reads: "President Roosevelt's [3rd] Inauguration".
Washington DC, United States of America (USA).
Various shots of a huge military parade and fly past in Washington. Great shot of aeroplanes flying with American flag in foreground. Crowds cheer as President Franklin D Roosevelt's cavalcade of cars pass. Cars are heavily guarded by Secret Service men.
L/S of dome of Congress Building with American flag in foreground. M/S of Roosevelt taking oath administered by Chief Justice Hughes. L/S of crowds outside Capitol building. Roosevelt speaks from balcony.
CU of Roosevelt giving his inaugural message: "In the face of great perils, never before encountered, out strong purpose is to protect and perpetuate the integrity of democracy".
M/S of Roosevelt speaking to Congress: "Let us say to the democracies that we Americans are vitally concerned with your defence of freedom. We shall send you an ever increasing number of ship, planes, tanks, guns - that is our purpose and our pledge." Senators rise and applaud the president.
Note: for further shots of FDR's third inauguration see record titled ROOSEVELT (on tape *PM1141*, film id 1141.12).