• Short Summary

    Press gives President Harry Truman an award for his inauguration speech.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Truman honours press, press honours Truman"

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    LS Exhibition Hall at the Statler Hotel. MS President Harry Truman looking at photographs of himself at the Exhibition. CU photograph of Truman, pan up to another photo of Truman. CU Truman, pan away to photograph of Truman on the election returns. CU photograph of Truman. MS President Truman presents prize to Frank Cancellare of Acme.

    LS Mr. Truman. LS Truman speaking on the night of his inauguration, he does an impersonation of a famous news commentator. MS Truman speaking. LS room where Truman made his inauguration speech.

    MS Truman. CU "Newsreel Oscar" award trophy. MS George Dorsey, Chief of Warner Pathe News presents Oscar to Harry Truman. CU Truman and Dorsey. MS Truman and Dorsey shaking hands.

    Date on original dope sheet is 23/03/1949.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2262.32
    Media URN:
    65159
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:25:00 / 01:57:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 2080 G

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