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WWII - 1941, USA Homefront: News Review #1 R1 of 7

Reel Number: 250065-12

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1941,1942

Country: USA


TC Begins: 09:04:17

TC Ends: 09:14:32

Duration: 00:10:15

Titles. 09:04:53 FDR speaking to joint session of Congress, SOF: “No matter how long it may take us, to all have come this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win thru to absolute victory. With confidence in our armed forces, with the unbounding determination of our people, we will gain the inevitable triumph so help us God.” 09:05:32 Title: 130,000,000 Americans Rally To The President’s Call. 09:05:38 Montage: men lined up marching to enlist, swearing in / taking oath outside in Manhattan, Washington, DC, & ??. POV past lines entering induction center, MCU up stairs & entering. Filling out forms, MCU being interviewed. Joe DiMaggio sworn in. Joe Louis w/ doctor listening to heart, CU. James Roosevelt, Tyrone Power, Clark Gable, Douglas Fairbanks, Warren Pershing, Justice Frank Murphy of Supreme Court sitting behind machine gun. 09:07:02 Title: America Mobilizes Her Industries For War. 09:07:07 Montage: Factory chimneys smoking; steel poured; workers to / from; interior of steel industry pouring, billets, cutting, drop hammers. Rolling aluminum sheets & stacking. 09:08:06 Pan across oil field derricks; oil refineries. Dams & spillways. 09:08:41 Montage: Men into factories. Machinery making shell casings; rifle assembled, machine guns, line of barrels, ammunition, bombs, torpedoes, anti-aircraft guns assembled, large gun barrels moved by crane, 09:09:59 Tank & truck chassis, jeep off assembly line & parked. Other machines grinding gears, arc welding & overhead of tank factory. Move moving tanks, treads & assembling. 09:11:01 Henry Kaiser w/ model showing prefabrication of Liberty Ship. Ships under construction. Launchings. 09:11:42 Women assembling aircraft. Engine manufacturing & moved into place w/ propellor being added to wings. Fighter planes; PBY under construction; other planes. 09:13:01 Title: 11,000,000 Americans To Bear Arms. General Marshall & Admiral King talking, Admiral Leahy w/ General Doolittle. Military Academy graduation; Naval Academy graduation w/ cap throwing, marching, training in calisthenics & exercises. 09:14:16 Field training w/ live fire, crawling under barbed wire. WWII; WW2; USA Homefront; America Goes To War; Celebrities; 1941; 1942;

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