• Short Summary

    Harry Truman triumphantly returns to White House after election.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "TRUMAN RETURNS TRIUMPHANT".

    Washington D.C., United States of America (USA).

    Close up shot of Alben Barkley, Vice President of America, and Harry Truman, old and newly elected President, shaking hands aboard train. Barkley and Truman on train. Press taking photographs. Towards, Truman walking down platform acknowledging applause. Arch over road with US flag hanging from centre and caption 'Welcome Home Mr President.' Towards, Truman and Barkley sitting in back of car. Travel shot, crowds lining kerb. Pan with Truman and Barkley sitting on back of car. Truman laughing. Crowd waving. Pan with Truman and Barkley waving from back of car. Close up shot of Truman waving. Crowd waving. General view, crowds with Truman's car slowly moving through. White House in background. Crowd with children waving flags. Pan, car going up driveway to White House. General view of crowd looking through railings of White House. Long shot of President's car arriving at steps of White House. Long shot, exterior view of the White House - people crowded round porch. Pressmen - President Truman starts his speech. Close up shot of Truman speaking into mikes in the porch of the White House (natural sound). He hopes to solve American problems. General view of crowd waving and cheering. Harry Truman, Mrs Truman and daughter Margaret, with several other people standing in porch of White House. Mr and Mrs Truman. Truman waving.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:33:00 / 01:07:01:00

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