• Short Summary

    Americans stranded in Eire get a chance to travel home on large liner ship.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SS President Roosevelt Sails For USA".

    Galway, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    GV of the liner ship 'SS President Roosevelt' lying off Galway, the ship has its name and a massive Stars and Stripes painted on the side.

    MS large numbers of Americans gathered on quayside with their luggage waiting to board the liner. People have their bags and papers checked.

    CU of baby in basket.

    More shots of people having baggage checked.

    People sail off on small boat to carry them to the liner.

    More shots of the SS President Roosevelt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1047.04
    Media URN:
    20836
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:40:00 / 01:03:18:00
    Canister:
    40/46

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