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March of Time -- outtakes -- Embassies in Rio de Janiero

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1211 | Film ID: 53

MTT 672 N October 20, 1938: Entering Rio de Janeiro harbor in 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). Rain. City. 02:13:00 Crowds and reception committee on dock waiting, including Ambassador Caffrey and brass band. 02:14:10 Unloading cargo. Sign on crane, "Deutsche Maschinenfabrik A.G. Duisburg." 02:15:15 Ship turning. INT, SS Brazil at official reception with Ambassador Breckinridge Long, President Vargas, and Admiral Emory S. Land, dining, foreign ships. 02:17:06 Introductions for official luncheon on board SS Brazil. 02:18:15 Small boat comes alongside ship. Men conversing on deck.

MTT 672 O 02:18:53 October 21, 1938: EXT, American Embassy in Rio, American Ambassador Caffrey walking across patio. INT, Embassy, Ambassador Caffrey with assistant. Caffrey at desk with Randolph Harrison. EXT, entrance to Embassy, seal. Men talking. 02:20:38 Street, trams. 02:20:50 EXT, Italian Embassy. 02:21:44 INT, Presidential Palace with President Vargas and Minister Joao Alberto. Group of people (Gen. Roquette Pinto - Head Military Establishment, Chief of Police Filinto Mueller, Vargas, and Alberto). 02:23:42 On balcony. 02:24:41 Guards. "A Noite" building (American consulate on 19th floor). City.

Event:  October 20-21, 1938
South America
Rio de Janiero, Brazil
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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