- Title: CF372
10:00:42 - 10:04:18
USA tanks past in army display, great shot of line of soldiers marching, Navy march, women watch, vs men work at armaments / aircraft factory.
Women war workers rivet aircraft - Rosie the Riveter - vs women war workers.
Women watch huge stars and strips flag pulled over shopping centre; woman places stars on flag, children with banners reading God bless America, Licking Hitler - Buy More Stamps.
December 1941, pan over industrial / residential blue collar area of city, man walks along street, cu radio, man washes face in bowl, woman puts more coals on stove, girl throws bowl of water out of shack, boy into outside toilet, blue collar workers across bridge, factory in bg, children up to tenement, man with wooden leg into shack, vs men working in factories, painting street sign, at table eating with family, vs family listen to radio, vs men listen to radio, war / battle scenes, Nazi soldiers saluting, on motorbikes and tanks, invasion, shells explode.
10:04:18 - 10:07:30
Hitler with other Nazi officers salute, Nazi flag pulled over monument.
Cu Japanese flag, vs Japanese invasion of China, troops celebrate, hold up hands, victorious, USA man listens to radio, men and women talk on streets, ambulance driver lights cigarette, busy Christmas shoppers, little child talks to Father Christmas, FC in lights, shoppers look at moving toys in department store window, children press noses against glass.
Aircraft take off from aircraft carrier, cu pilot, Japanese attack Pearl Harbour vs, vs men listen to Roosevelt's speech on radio.
Crowd salutes at Nazi rally as flags past, Hitler to camera, Mussolini salutes from stage, crowds wave, cu New York Post headline 'Air Raid Alarms Sound in NY'.
Sandbags cover windows of building, cu newspaper headline 'Enemy Planes Off Coast'. Surface to air gun into position, man looks through binoculars, people in street as alarm sounds, cu woman puts on gas mask, children put on gas masks, vs people practice safety drill during air raid at home.
Man covers window during blackout, woman turns off lamp, aerial shot of city's lights being extinguished, vs searchlights.
10:07:30 - 10:10:25
Roosevelt speech "We shall say ….we can take it". Men enlist / sign up, fingerprints taken, signing up, vs taking oath.
Men onto Greyhound Bus, families wave goodbye, man and woman kiss, two women cry and wave, men wave from train, man and woman kiss, man gives V for victory sign as he climbs onto train, people wave goodbye.
Man tries on army hat, men put on boots, vs marching, saluting, training, PE, run through obstacle course, through river, run across field, down onto stomachs.
Japanese man welding, aircraft factories in Japan, production.
10:10:25 - 10:14:28
Hitler salutes tank parade, cu newspaper headline - "We Can Lose This War", Roosevelt speech, vs car production line, vs gun salesmen showing off models to military buyers.
Vs car production factory, cover over car, track along factory, men stripping factory of equipment, new equipment fitted for change to armament factories, factory hammer pounds, woman sorts lipstick cases.
Bulldozer / earth mover / digger, plans for new plants, ship yards, construction workers.
Poster on factory gate reads 'We Have a War Job For You!' Apply here. Poster reads 'Essential War Work, Day or Night Shift, Men and Women, another reads '500 Workers Needed Now, training on the Job'. Bus pulls up with War Job! Written on the side and war workers off. STILL of families, men during the Depression - Okies, poor people, farm boys, cowboys.
10:14:28 - 10:17:24
Cars loaded with people and furniture along road, enlistment posters.
Two men hitchhike, Greyhound bus along country road.
Two women hitchhike, grab suitcases and climb into truck, men hitchhike, pov along country road, low angle shot of modern train to camera, aerial shot of steam train, good shot of many cars to camera, traffic cop, huge crowd of people push onto bus, woman bus driver, high angle shot of workers to factory, vs men and women workers.
Woman puts 'No Vacancies' sign on Plaza Apartments sign, hand takes 'Rooms for Rent' sign out of window, man hammers 'No Vacancies' sign outside apartment building, vs women living, ironing, hanging stockings to dry in vs converted buildings, ha shot of women queuing to use bathroom, women chat, read newspapers, use telephone, people at dance, ten pin bowling, night club show with man and woman in top hats.
Black man looks at board outside employment agency, black men read classified ads in newspaper, queue of black men outside factory gates, pan along men's faces, black man sweeps factory floor, foreman stops to talk to him, vs black men work in factories at menial tasks.
Black men dig and lay pipes.
10:17:24 - 10:20:59
Segregation. Sign reads 'We Want White Tenants in our White Community', sign for 'Colored Waiting Room', cu painted hand on window and word 'White', sign reads 'Room for Rent and Sleeping - Colored Only', sign for Imperial Laundry Co - 'We Wash for White People Only', sign for 'Colored Entrance'.
STILLS re segregation, lunch mob, Roosevelt shakes hands with soldiers, STILL of newspaper headline 'Enemy Planes Near NY from Atlantic!', cu headlines from Philadelphia Daily News - 'East Coast Sub Peril Grows'.
Good shot of torpedo fired from ship, direct hit on ship with explosion, men abandon ship and in water, lifeboats, man sits and shivers with shock and covered with oil, dead body washed up on rocks, headline re Japanese successes in the Pacific.
Young women listen to radio, people talk in streets, newspaper headlines re battle of Bataan, STILLS of soldiers.
Maywood, Illinois, woman into building, huge honour roll of soldiers from Maywood killed or captured, woman Mayor of town gives speech (sound), people march through town, Red Cross, children with stars and strips, men with banners reading 'We Will Work to Win and We've Got What it Takes', Roosevelt speech.
10:20:59 - 10:23:30
Boy scouts collect paper from old woman's house, aircraft spotter looks through binoculars, NYC, vs women war workers, WAVE and WAF, civilian defense corps.
Fire engine with volunteers, rehearsal / training for major incident, people into ambulances.
Children roll tyres to recycling depots, sign on building reading 'Official Salvage Depot', boys collect tin cans in go kart, tin items collected, woman war workers remove their garters and throw them onto pile of used tyres.
Woman in kitchen selecting saucepans and oil for recycling, woman takes tin of cooking oil to butcher's shop for re-use, woman checks food in cupboards ( rationing ), ration tickets, man at petrol pump points to sign reading 'sorry - no gas', little girl donates toys and cries, men take vs material to recycling office.
10:23:30 - 10:27:39
Little boy cracks open piggy bank, people hold War Bonds, Hollywood stars on war bond publicity tour - Hedy Lamarr signs bond, photographers, Cagney signs, man sings song about war bonds, women dance, Bugs Bunny in war bond publicity cartoon.
Gospel choir sing about war bonds, crowds watch as cages in which men dressed in masks - Hitler, Hirohito and Mussolini - stand, row of women fire arrows at target with Hitler's face, women stab at images of Hitler on target, woman dressed as statue of liberty and holds torch, statue of liberty.
Men take enemy aliens into court house; policeman takes Japanese man out of car.
Japanese fishermen working in USA, vs pulling nets in, National Guard watch over boats in harbour.
Japanese people searched by plain clothes police, grocery stall, sign reading that 'All Employees are 100% American', cu Civilian Exclusion order nailed to telegraph pole, police load people's beds and furniture on van, Japanese families onto train with bundles of belongings, crowds of Japanese wave goodbye, child hangs out of train.
10:27:39 - 10:30:57
National Guard watch fishing boats, boat with 'For Sale' sign, vs Japanese at internment camp - canteen, eating at tables, vs camp with mountains behind, speech by Henry A Wallace re Americanism, audience applaud.
Segregation. Soldiers on street in front of shop with 'Colored' written on window, soldiers guard streets, police arrest black man and throw him into van, cu list of racial clashes involving black soldiers in Southern States of USA.
Smoke from petrol bomb at riot in Harlem, car on fire in street, vs STILLS of race riots in Detroit - strong images.
10:30:57 - 10:33:44
Roosevelt speech re need to win the war, vs war in African, Panzer Corps, shelling, US troops on tank through desert read map, war in Pacific - Guadalcanal battle shots, soldiers through jungle.
10:33:44 - 10:37:41
GIs / soldiers dance with women to swing band. Home coming for soldiers, soldiers greet their wives and girlfriends.
10:37:41 - 10:39:47
GIs / soldiers onto trains / ships, 'Wanted! Women War Workers', cu page from The War Worker Newsletter, vs women take leaflets, 'Free War Training Courses' notice board, group of women read cards, women in classroom with teacher.
Ha shot of steel mill, tracking shot iron foundry with women war workers operating heavy machinery, sparks shower men below and they run.
10:39:47 - 10:44:48
Vs woman smiles and drives fork lift truck, interview with woman war worker who talks about "returning to housework when war is over", woman clocks in at factory, women taught welding.
Women war workers - great footage, petrol station attendants, bus drivers, deliver milk, farming, aircraft factories, men working in factory including very young boy and elderly man, disabled people at work, black people.
Armaments, trucks and food located onto ships.
Poster about production, cartoon about production.
10:44:48 - 10:46:57
Tracking shot of woman in aircraft factory, cu man lights cigar with blowtorch, man and woman welding, lifts goggles and smiles, shells fired from ship, racks of rifles, woman pours newly minted bullets into container, barrel placed on big gun, cu barrel of big gun, vs aircraft factory, row of B24 bombers, tanks rolling out of factory, jeeps / trucks transported by road and rail, jeeps drive over camera, la shot tanks on transporter past Ford factory, fighters on runway with propellers turning, woman breaks champagne bottle against ship, vs champagne, submarine launched, ship launched, people wave, fighters fly overhead, int pilot's cabin, int shot as bombs dropping, pilot watches, aerial bombardment.
10:46:57 - 10:49:28
Newspaper headlines re American and allied successes in Europe.
Families look at maps, boys look at maps in front of fire.
Great footage of children playing war games, allied troops along muddy road by foot and truck, soldiers resting, man washes feet in stream, vs GIs listen to radio, clean guns, shave, smoke cigarettes, cu radio on jeep, man smiles, sighs and sits back in chair ( content / happy ).
10:49:28 - 10:53:56
Woman plays with baby in bath and then talks to camera, lifts baby out of bath and dries her.
Woman writes letter at desk in front of framed photograph of man, soldiers / GIs read letters, smile, black soldier thinking as he writes letter, woman read letters with children on their knees, woman checks mail / letter box.
Japanese kamikaze plane hits ship, big explosion, ws ship ablaze.
10:53:56 - 10:56:42
Women and children arrive at day nursery, women kiss children goodbye.
Teenage girl / latchkey child lets herself into house, reads note from parents, dirty dishes in sink, teenage boy and girl, boy smokes cigarette, streets with boys hanging around, cu matchbox with reefers / joints inside, hand takes one out, boy lights joint, teenage boy and girls into court room, delinquent boys out of police van, one sticks tongue out to camera.
Teenage girls hanG around outside shop at night, they talk to sailors, sailor goes to kiss young girl.
10:56:42 - 11:00:30
Soldiers / GIs prepare for D-Day, troops onto ships, man looks out through porthole, ships shelled, soldiers look tense, climb down into landing craft, men out of landing craft / duck, invasion scenes on beach.
Women work in busy telephone exchange, cu tannoy as announcement goes out, women war workers turn around to listen, poster reads 'Invasion Day Prayers 7.30 p.m', women into church and cover their heads with handkerchiefs, ha shot of church service, congregation, praying, vs people pray in public places, men parachute from plane, sky full of parachutes, soldiers up beach, injured man helped, dead bodies on beach, injured into landing craft / ships.
STILLS people give V for victory signs.
11:00:30 - 11:03:06
Vs Philadelphia, trams in street along, black men workers hand in their spades at end of day, pan across Presidents Committee at Fair Employment meeting.
Strikers crowds ( white workers ), STILLS of strike, National Guard protecting black works on Philadelphia public transport, passengers onto trams.
11:03:06 - 11:06:10
Black and white workers into factory, vs black men work in factories.
Vs men and women workers collect pay, hold out pay slips.
Shopping, department stores, speeded up footage of woman choosing ring, department store jewellery department scenes.
Cu flashing neon club signs at night - Fiesta, Copacabana, ha shot of people dining, cabaret show, horse racing, people in crowd cheer horses on.
Woman hammers in sign reading 'Tourists Welcome', Miami Beach, women rub sun tan lotion onto legs, swimming pool, man dives, people in bank deposit savings / money, vs bank scenes, sign in bank reads 'Save For Your Future Home'.
11:06:10 - 11:09:17
Vs offices / corporate scenes, men at meeting look at flip chart, businessman shakes hands with General / army officer, vs sales cards showing consumer goods.
Heavy shelling, fighting scenes, injured, man with bandaged eyes, funeral service, coffin loaded onto ship's hold.
Military funeral, coffins draped with stars and stripes, people crying, newspaper headline reads 'Russians at German Border', cu news stand '138 miles from Berlin', miles counted down.
Allied troops through town, waving from trucks, greeted by people, banner hangs from house reading 'thank you'.
Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin meet at Yalta Conference, vs Roosevelt's funeral, people watch and cry.
11:09:17 - 11:11:16
Flag folded over coffin, gun salute, vs soldiers helping people at concentration camp, piles of bodies, General Patton looks on, cu newspaper 'Nazis Surrender', German soldiers taken as prisoners out of building with hands up looking terrified.
Blitz damage, bombed houses in London / UK suburbs, people wander about looking at damage, food aid being delivered, starving people grabbing food off back of truck, children queue for bread, US troops hand out food from back of truck.
Troops onto train, woman kisses soldier through train window, woman cries, train leaves with solders waving, la shot of steam train past.
11:11:16 - 11:14:01
Japanese troops reviewed, women soldiers marching and training, good shot of steam train along away from camera.
Colour footage shot from inside aircraft as Hiroshima bomb dropped, vs aerial shots atom bomb exploding.
Aerial BW footage of Nagasaki being bombed, vs destroyed city, people wander about in rubble.
VJ Day scenes, dancing, cheering, drinking, Times Square newscaster, women hold up posters reading 'War Over - Japs Surrender', kissing, flags and banners hang from tenement buildings.
11:14:01 - 11:17:30
Aerial shot of Statue of Liberty, soldiers returning from WW2 on ships, messages read 'Welcome Victors' and 'Welcome Home', soldiers line ships, people on harbour wave, soldiers run down gangplank to greet loved ones, kissing, hugging, balloons released, injured on stretchers of ship, man on crutches with woman, disabled man drinks in bar.Couple at American Institute of Family Relations, woman fills in form, cu form.Woman places chicken on table at family dinner, family says grace, cu hand opens book entitled 'Catalogue of Prefabricated Homes', vs people look at large modes of houses, house construction / building, aerial footage of industrial estate / factories.
11:17:30 - 11:20:18
Radios along conveyor belt, twin tub washing machines assembly lines, TV sets on shop shelf.
Aerial footage of city, city street with trams, city planners with model of high rise building, shopping centres.
Cu newspaper article 'Women Told Love and Career Clash' and 'Priest Bids Women to Mend Their 'Evil Ways'. Women work in office, women flight attendant, woman scientist.
11:20:18 - 11:22:50
Adam Clayton Powell speech (no sound), meeting with people shouting.
Man and children walk hand in hand up path to perfect house, man kisses woman and pats family dog.
- Keywords:WW2, WORLD WAR 2, WAR IN JAPAN, PACIFIC, HOMEFRONT USA, MODERN APPLIANCES, JUVENILE DELINQUENTS, SMOKING JOINTS, CIVIL RIGHTS, BLACK POWER, CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS, CAMPAIGNING, WOMEN DURING THE WAR, WOMEN AT WAR, THE FIGHT AT HOME, AMERICA DURING THE WAR
- Master Title:CF372