• Short Summary

    President Franklin D Roosevelt is inaugurated for the 3rd time.

  • Description

    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).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:28:00 / 01:19:36:00

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