President Franklin D Roosevelt's third inauguration.
Unedited material from 1941. Original issue number unknown*.
Washington DC, United States of America (USA).
Various shots of President Franklin D Roosevelt being sworn in as president for a 3rd term. He gives a stirring speech to a large crowd from a balcony. He talks about saving nation from "disruption from without" and asks for greater national defence. L/S of fleet of aeroplanes flying over Congress Building. Various shots of a military parade.
Various shots of FDR giving speech to new congress. He claims in speech that there has never been such a serious threat American security as there is today. Several shots of president parading past crowds in open topped car. More shots speech to congress. Various shots of President watching military parade from window. More shots of parade: infantry marching, mechanised units etc. L/S of Congress Building. More shots of parade, president tips his hat and smiles.
*Note: item look like cuts (rushes / out takes) for Gazette story about this event. See record for PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S INAUGURATION in 41/11 (film id 1069.15 on tape *PM1069*).
Note: this item is located in vault with rest of 1941 material.