• Description

    Various, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'New Officers Saluted at Graduation Exercises'.

    Various shots of the American President John F. Kennedy driving around packed stadium at Colorado Springs during the US Forces graduation ceremony. He waves to the crowds. MS. Group of officer cadets seated. Various shots of the President Kennedy at microphone addressing the packed arena. Various shots of President Kennedy presenting diplomas to some of the cadets. GV. Section of the crowd toss their caps into the air.

    Various shots of the Vice President of America Lyndon Johnson presenting diplomas to the leading midshipmen at their Maryland Base during the US Forces graduation day. The young officers celebrating.

    West Point.
    BGV. Cadets seated in large hall at West Point Military Academy. Various shots of the new officers in their seats. Camera picks out one in particular, he is Colin P. Kelly, son of Captain Colin Kelly who was killed in action in the Philippines. CU. Colin P. Kelly when he was about six years old. Various shots of Captain Kelly's wife with her son Colin as a boy. She has a letter which came from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt saying that for her husband's bravery her son could go to West Point. Two shots of Colin P. Kelly during training at West Point. Various shots of the new officers receiving their awards. GV. They toss their hats into the air.


    Date found in the old record - 06/06/1963.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:53:00 / 01:29:24:00
    UN 3759 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 3759 E
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    New York Military Academy New York Military Academy US Air Force US Military Bases West Point Military Academy
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment