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March of Time -- outtakes -- Ship to South America; speeches

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1205 | Film ID: 52

Dinner conference aboard SS Brazil (tendered by the US Maritime Commission to North and South American diplomats, bankers, and businessmen to initiate the "Good Will Service" to South America). 01:00:29 CU, Admiral Emory S. Land (Chairman). 01:00:54 Speech by George S. Messersmith, Assistant Secretary of State, on intra-state American relations especially with South America [sound cuts in and out]. He mentions "good neighbor" policy. 01:04:04 Applause. Quick shot of Breckinridge Long, Former Ambassador to Italy, talking. CU, Brazilian Ambassador to the US. CU, Land. CU, Messersmith listening. Crowd. 01:06:19 Members of the US Maritime Commission (M.O. Truill, Emory S. Land, H.A. Wiley, Thomas A. Woodward) being filmed on dock. 01:06:54 Ship "Brazil" leaves harbor. Spectators waving on pier. 01:08:26 Small steam boat, water spraying. 01:08:59 Woman waving from ship. 01:09:14 Long speaking about relations between the US and South America [same scene as 01:06:19 but with sound]. Members of the Maritime Commission filmed again, focusing on Long.

Event Date
October 6-8, 1938
New York, NY, United States
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:57:33
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