March of Time -- outtakes -- Ship to South America; speeches
- Event Date
- October 6-8, 1938
New York, NY,
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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.
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