Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS {DEC 9}

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Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS {DEC 9}

Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS {DEC 9}

1941-1957

Part 1, police and troops guard the Capitol in Washington, D.C., as Congress declares war on Japan. Pres. Roosevelt delivers his war message to Congress and signs the war declaration with Sam Rayburn C and Vice Pres. Wallace. Flashbacks show Japanese envoys Nomura and Kurusu calling at the State Dept. before the Japanese attack; and Japanese Emperor Hirohito reviewing his troops. Crowds demonstrate before the Japanese Embassy in Washington, D. C., as Japanese officials burn papers. Cordell Hull arrives at the White House to confer with F.D.R. Part 2, shows Manila, P.I., U.S. submarines in the bay, U.S. Commissioner Sayre, Gen. MacArthur, Pres. Quezon, aircraft at Clark Field, troops and tanks on maneuvers, Corregidor and its defenses, and Adm. Hart. Part 3, shows Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, and Hickam Field in Hawaii; recruits enlisting for military service; Gen. Short and Adm. Kimmel; the fleet at sea; and B-17 bombers in the air.

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