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Reel Number: 250146-06
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1936
Location: New York City,NYC
TC Begins: 04:58:08
TC Ends: 05:00:30
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk Pre-WWII - 1936, USA Merchant Marines: Joseph Kennedy Statement On Expansion. Intertitle: U.S. Enters World Shipping Race! Vast Building Program Soon Under Way. 04:58:24 Joseph Kennedy talking from desk, SOF: “There’s no doubt that the American people need an adequate Merchant Marine; nor is there any doubt that the American people are going to have an adequate Merchant Marine. Most of our ships are so old that assuming 20 years as the economic life of a ship, w/in five years 80% of our tonnage will be antiquated.... 04:58:52 “The government, w/ the assistance of the shipping industry, must begin a program which will equip our overseas trade so that it may be second to none in first class equipment. We are going to lay the keels for new fast ships & we’re going to do it now.” 04:59:11 Aerial over row of four ships abreast anchored in “mothballs” from WW1. 04:59:21 Aerial over freighters & liners docked in New York City a piers, skyscrapers behind. 04:49:05 Liner sailing w/ people waving from dock. Narration: “Everyday sees some huge liner sailing w/ plenty of Americans & their dollars on board...” Rex leaving; 3-stack in harbor, at dock. Leviathan at dock; Queen Mary from overhead. 04:50:22 United State Maritime Commission Logo. Pre-WW2; International Commerce; Transportation; Ocean Liners; Cargo Ships; Economics; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING see: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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