American Secretary of Defence speaks at Theatre Owners Convention in Los Angeles.
Hotel Ambassador, Los Angeles, United States of America (USA). 1949?
Title reads ' Sec'y Johnson & Theatre Owners.
LS. Dinner at Hotel Ambassador, Los Angeles, at the Theatre Owners Convention. SCU. American Secretary of Defence Louis Johnson posing with Charles P. Skouras, TOA (Theatre Owners Association) Treasurer. SCU. Archbishop McIntyre seated with another guest. MS. Mr Johnson walking up to rostrum to address the Theatre Owners Convention in Los Angeles. MS. Mr Johnson speaking - natural sound: 'In our defence arsenal we count heavily on the capabilities of this motion picture industry and their outstanding record of achievement in World War II is the reason why. What a coincidence that film and gun powder should be made of the same chemical ingredients. Both have proved indispensable to the attainment of victory and of peace.'