• Short Summary

    Inauguration ceremony for American President Harry S Truman.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Truman's Great Day".

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA). Inauguration - President Harry Truman.

    LS Exterior view of the Capitol. LV Elevated massed crowds listening to Truman's inauguration. LV Back view Harry S Truman taking oath, crowds in foreground. LV Truman standing before crowd awaiting inauguration. Truman repeats 'So help me God.' kisses the bible and shakes hands.

    SV Aerial view of the Capitol. LS Elevated towards. Truman in car followed by motorcycle police and procession - Capitol building in background. LS Elevated procession through streets. MS Truman waving from car. LV Travel shot people at windows, pan down to crowds at side of street. LV Formation of aircraft flying overhead. LV Ditto. LV Aerial procession marching past.

    GV Towards West Point cadets in parade. LV Elevated West Point cadets marching past. LV From saluting base Truman taking salute as West Point cadets march past. LV General towards naval contingent in procession. GV Naval contingent. LV Towards U.S. marines in parade.

    SV Truman waving his hat, pan to Alben Barkley.

    LS Elevated procession marching down street, pan along.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:44:00 / 01:47:26:00

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