STK-ID 22456

[Remark: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, President of the United States is dead one month before cessation of European war. Thousands turn out to pay tribute to a great President, father and humanitarian.] Sequence at Warm Springs, Virginia train station showing cortege, funeral train carrying body, President Harry S Truman in hat, body passing mourning crowd on gun carrier, aircraft flying overhead in salute. Various shots of United States troops and Marines in parade. Shot of mourners wiping tears from their eyes as they watch Roosevelt's coffin being carried to burial site. CS of people crying as they watch. Shot of bier being carried into Capitol for state rites. Shots of coffin being lowered into tomb at Arlington National Cemetery, US Marines firing volley skyward in tribute. Shots of wreaths on grave at cemetery.


Excerpt from
Roosevelt Funeral Rites
Washington, D.C., Virginia
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio