• Short Summary

    Ten British (army, navy and air force) and five American war heroes tour the United States on a fundraising mission to boost war bonds.

  • Description

    ***FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY***
    SLATE INFORMATION: AMERICA CHEERS U.S. AND BRITISH HEROES

    USA: New York: New York City:
    EXT
    GTV procession through New York, crowds lined up on either side of street
    LV procession, past crowds on either side
    LV ticker tape from windows
    SV heroes in cars
    GTV mass crowd
    SV police holding back surging crowd
    SV heroes standing with Fiorello La Guardia (Mayor of New York City) on city hall steps, U.S. flags in background
    GV crowd and La Guardia at mike in background

    La Guardia introduces Ensign Mason to crowd SOT
    - This is the New York boy who headlined in the newspapers his famous wireless report

    SV applause

    Mason addresses crowd SOT
    - Mr. Mayor, Ladies & Gentlemen - I thank you. Normally I talk too much, today, I am speechless. (Laughter and applause)

    La Guardia addresses crowd SOT
    - Couldn't we use that boy in the city council?

    LTBV mass crowd

    USA: Washington DC:
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    GV heroes along Washington Avenue, Capital in background
    LV heroes with Franklin D. Roosevelt (US President), Eleanor Roosevelt (First Lady) and Lord Halifax (British Ambassador to United States)
    SV pan heroes with Mr. & Mrs. Roosevelt and Halifax
    Background: Ten British (army, navy and air force) and five American war heroes tour the United States on a fundraising mission to boost war bonds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5PBHRICQSD87PNZTVP6TDS0ML
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PBHRICQSD87PNZTVP6TDS0ML
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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