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March of Time -- outtakes -- Joseph Kennedy; speech; scenes in US Embassy in London

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1141 | Film ID: 938

665 D Several men in office talking. Joseph P. Kennedy (US Ambassador to England) at his desk; four men gathered for discussion. Sync sound. Speech: "Gentlemen, we have to have, by Tuesday night -- I'm leaving on Wednesday for America -- a report on the British naval program...for me to take back to outline of the various departments you represent. Try to arrange to have that by Tuesday night...a report on the British naval building program...and what they propose to do over the next year...." CUs, men. Various responses to Mr. Kennedy. Voice off screen: "Cut!" Kennedy: "...And an outline of the air ministry's production operations....(Man replies)...I wonder if you and Cmdr (Howe?) could get together for me certain facts about the British aviation situation..."

665 E 07:04:32 Joseph P. Kennedy walking on street, up and to doorway of US Embassy in London. Kennedy at desk, in discussion with Douglas Jenkins (Consul General and Head of the Administrative Department). Silent. Scenes of cars, men entering, exiting building, to car. 07:06:20 Kennedy closeups and MS at desk in office, on phone, etc. Silent. 07:08:21 Man enters anteroom. Small portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt on table, paintings above. Kennedy and Jan Masaryk (Czechoslovakia Minister in London) talking together in office. 07:10:50 Introductions, various men, amidst paintings.

Film Title
State Department
Event:  1938 July
London, England
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:43:30
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