• Short Summary

    Video Roll Title: Hoover has big laugh - initiation ceremony on ship

    Bizarre initiation ceremony on board ship, good close shot of Herbert Hoover, the thirty-first President of the United States.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Wow! Mr Hoover can afford to laugh fiendishly at ruthless 'crossing the line' initiation - he had his years ago

    AT SEA:
    Fancy dress parade on board ship / 'Neptune' shaking hands with Hoover / Crowd on board deck below the guns / Holding down participant in jokey ceremony / Close up of Herbert Hoover smiling wearing naval cap and uniform / Throwing participant in on board swimming pool and dunking him / Participant in ceremony running the gauntlet
    Background: Video Roll Title: Hoover has big laugh - initiation ceremony on ship

    Bizarre initiation ceremony on board ship, good close shot of Herbert Hoover, the thirty-first President of the United States.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7QQEZ436EDRMRXTB818G42BIJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7QQEZ436EDRMRXTB818G42BIJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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