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  • Short Summary

    Pageants and parades mark inauguration of Herbert C. Hoover as President of the United States of America. Washington.

  • Description

    Item title reads - America's new President. Herbert C. Hoover, a blacksmith's son, installed in highest office of the land with imposing ceremonial. Washington, America, (USA, U.S.A).

    M/S as Coolidge and Hoover emerge from the White House, they take their top hats off and look around. M/S of military parade through city. M/S of Hoover making a speech from a platform, he stands with his wife and waves. L/S of parade from above, various shots of the pageant. Various shots of airships flying above.

    L/S of the parade, M/S as Hoover watches them parade past. M/S as they emerge from a house. M/S of the two Presidents stood together, M/S of them in a car. M/S of two men talking, the camera pans back to the two Presidents. M/S of their wives in a car. M/S of people climbing up trees to get a better view. L/S of the balcony of the Capitol building full of people. M/S of band playing and marching, various shots of the parade.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:05:00 / 01:39:48:00
    G 1590

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