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March of Time -- outtakes -- Arrival of SS Brazil in Uruguay, 1938

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1210 | Film ID: 53

"Brazil" sign on SS Brazil boat (tendered by the US Maritime Commission to North and South American diplomats, bankers, and businessmen to initiate the "Good Will Service" to South America). LS, MS, view of Montevideo, Uruguay from boat. Shots of harbor, steamship, boats, people. 02:01:49 Flags on building. 02:02:13 Officials on patio at government house, including Admiral Emory S. Land, Ambassador Breckinridge Long, Alberto Guani (Minister of Foreign Affairs), Don Fermin Carlos de Yereugi, and Leslie Reed (US Charges d'Affaires). Suited men talking. In garden at the President's residence: Land, Mrs. Baldomir, Long, President Baldomir, Reed, and Uruguay Military Attache. 02:03:23 Two guards outside door, EXT of residence. British and French Ambassadors and President exiting cars and going up ramp onto ship. 02:05:00 Long, President, Land, and Attache on boat talking. 02:05:34 EXT, Government House, busy street, trams, Plaza Indepencia. 02:06:12 Shot across city. American Legation (in office building), flag. Italian Embassy, gate, and guard. 02:07:11 Car, cargo being removed from SS Brazil. Train. 02:08:13 "Brazil New York" on ship. Aerial city shots of Rio Branco (main street) . 02:08:43 Reenactment of Consulate shipping department. Man at typewriter, given papers by soldier. Deposit and checking of ship's documents in a foreign port. CU, "Shipping Articles" papers. 02:10:00 Consul General Burdett with American businessmand. Two men laughing, smoking, going over papers. Stamping visas for Brazil citizen, CUs U.S. visa. Signs for shipping, registration, passports at the "Consulate-General / United States of America."

Event:  October 1938
South America
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:43:32
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