Universal Newsreels

Universal Newsreels

Extra! Special! Roosevelt Inaugurated (03/05/1933)

Streaming Video - 2010
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This Universal newsreel focuses on the inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Washington, D.C.: Striking close-up views of President-elect Roosevelt's arrival at the White House to take President Hoover to the Capitol for the Inaugural ceremony, and the historic ride of the celebrated pair down Pennsylvania Avenue, with a Congressional escort, as cheering thousands, massed on the sidewalks, hail the event. Also, interesting scenes are shown of the record-breaking method by which these Universal Newspaper Newsreel sound pictures of the Inauguration were rushed from Washington to the screen via the country's fastest air transport, to establish an all-time record for newsreel service.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1933
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (8 min.) :,sd., col., digital file


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