• Short Summary

    Republican Presidential candidate in 1940 Wendell Willkie speaks in his home town.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Willkie - Home Town Jammed As Nominee Accepts."

    Elmwood, Indiana, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of Wendell Willkie, Republican nominee for President, being received by large hometown crowds in Elmwood, Indiana. Various people dressed in odd costume. Model elephant with 'Win With Willkie' on its back.

    Shots of Willkie arriving in town on train and then with his wife in motorcade along crowd lined streets.

    Various MS & CU Willkie speaking at large open air meeting. He says: His party will fight for American democracy. He slams Roosevelt's foreign powers attacks as dangerous, he challenges the President and himself to appear in public together, and ends by accepting the nomination on behalf of Republicans. Various cut aways to people in crowd listening to speech.

    N.B. Paperwork suggest this acceptance is in August 1940.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Wendel Wilkie.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:54:00 / 01:15:54:00
    UN 176 H

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