• Short Summary

    President Truman shows reporters around the renovated White House in Washington DC.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel titles read: 'MR TRUMAN SHOWS THE WHITE HOUSE'.

    Washington DC, United States of America.

    L/S of President Harry S Truman walking downstairs and shaking hands with three reporters. M/S of Truman speaking to the reporters. C/U of Presidential plaque on the wall. L/S of Truman showing reporter the Blue Room of the White House after building renovation work.

    L/S of Truman seated at piano with reporter beside him - natural sound as Truman plays a snatch of Mozart's 9th Sonata. L/S as Truman walks across room to another piano, and stands up to play several chords. Reporter says it was very fair of him to play both pianos. Truman replies that they are both beautiful pianos.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:34:00 / 01:26:47:00
    UN 2436 D

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