- Title: CF210
02:01:13 Man closes huge wooden gate, nails 'CLOSED' sign up.
02:01:22 Man standing in front of sign 'NO HELP WANTED'
02:01:29 Shots of deserted streets and buildings for sale, closed signs
02:01:34 Signs 'NO MEN WANTED', 'CLOSED'
02:01:41 fruit stall in street
02:01:48 Man wearing sandwich board 'UNEMPLOYED - WILL TAKE ANY JOB'.
02:01:51 Depression. Men standing around in streets, chatting. Good close-ups of faces
02:02:01 Sign 'PUBLIC NOTICE: WAGES OF MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE'
02:02:05 Sign 'MANCHESTER FACES DISASTER' 'SOUP KITCHEN'
02:02:09 Long queues of men at soup kitchen - shots from inside
02:02:27 Sign 'FOR RELIEF ONLY - DO NOT LOOK FOR WORK HERE' Handing out dole benefits
02:02:37 Women collecting food parcels
02:02:40 Shot of countryside - farm and animals grazing
02:02:44 Group of men gathered outside barn - man talking
02:03:04 Men clapping
02:03:07 Leaflet 'GENERAL STRIKE CALL - FORCE THE OWNERS AND BOSSES TO DEAL WITH YOUR UNION'
02:03:16 Group of men gathered for strike
02:03:18 Milk churns coming off conveyor belt. Men jumping from wagon of churns with shotguns. Wagon drives away.
02:03:27 Strikers running after milk wagon. It eventually stops and the strikers pour all the milk away
02:03:48 Protest march going past Capitol Building. Shot of police by the side of the road and police on horseback
02:04:27 Tear gas / fire
02:04:30 Capitol Building in background, building on fire in foreground. Lots of buildings on fire during riot.
02:04:38 Smoke billowing past Capitol Building
02:04:47 Inside the White House
02:04:51 J. Edgar Hoover signing piece of paper
02:05:45 Discussing depression
02:06:04 Depression. Men sat around streets, looking sad & disillusioned. Men asleep on benches
02:06:12 Close up - a cigarette falls to the floor.
02:06:18 Aerial shot of street with old cars and people on pavement. USA flag, Stars and Stripes, plus more street shots
02:06:26 First National Bank - people queuing inside and outside
02:06:47 Protest / demonstration. Two men on horseback with signs on their backs "WHERE HOOVER PUT US"
02:06:50 Wagon full of men, sign on side "HOOVER'S FARM RELIEF - FIRST FORECLOSURE, THEN THIS"
02:06:54 "IN HOOVER WE TRUSTED, NOW WE'RE BUSTED" - sign on wagon
02:06:56 Various shots of Roosevelt
02:07:21 Roosevelt re-elected president. (4th March 1933) Getting out of car with lots of other officials
in top hats.
02:07:34 Car driving along with stars and stripes on front.
02:07:35 Crowd shot - straining to see him
02:07:37 Procession down the street, motorbikes and cars
02:07:49 Rows of soldiers on horseback
02:07:55 Lots of crowd shots outside (Congress) building for the Inaugural Address
02:08:24 Roosevelt is the new President. Shots inside Capital Building, discussing the New Deal
02:08:45 Roosevelt signing something. Orders every bank to close
02:08:53 Men rushing out of door with paper in their hands
02:08:56 Newspaper headlines "ROOSEVELT TAKES REINS IN CRISIS" "ROOSEVELT CALLS BANK HOLIDAY" etc.
02:08:59 Sign "BANK HOLIDAY - NO BUSINESS WILL BE CONDUCTED"
02:09:07 Sign "NEVER MIND THE HOLIDAY - WE TRUST YOU" outside a shop. Woman smiling and handing over goods.
02:09:10 "YOU DON'T NEED MONEY - WE WILL TAKE ANYTHING". Shot of fruit and veg stall.
02:09:19 Roosevelt giving speech
02:09:32 Family sat around fireside, listening to radio.
02:09:34 Close up on wireless radio
02:09:38 Working men and men in a bar stood listening to radio
02:09:57 Shot of steam train coming towards camera. Men on train, shot from tracks looking up
02:10:11 Train station and clock. Men getting off train
02:10:22 Man's briefcase as he walks along.
02:10:34 Men, including president, sat around talking in room. Including Raymond Moley and Rexford Guy Tugwell
02:10:48 Line of boys in shorts and ties queuing with papers in their hands, which they file away. (New deal Measures - Bills from the President)
02:10:54 Politicians sat in Congress
02:10:59 Hands folding up pieces of paper (bills) and putting them into ballot box.
02:11:05 Shot of hammer on table
02:11:06 'SECRETARY' sign
02:11:10 Men sat office, going through paperwork
02:11:17 the secretary of Agriculture, Henry Wallis, launches the AAA, (Agriculture Administration Alliance?) Shot of Henry looking at map. Harold Hickus (secretary of the interior) starts the PWA to help the unemployed. Also pictured, Francis Perkins (secretary of labour and America's first female cabinet member).
02:11:56 Two men planning over desk with blueprints etc. Taking things in and out of filing cabinet
02:12:15 NRA (National Recovery Act) - administered by general Hugh Johnson (shot of poster of)
02:12:26 Will Rodgers (commedian) giving speech for NRA. Has the symbol of Blue eagle behind him
02:13:26 Men's clothing store with NRA symbol in window
02:13:31 Crowd shot
02:13:45 Hugh Johnson giving speech 'Buy under the Blue Eagle'
02:14:02 People waving and cheering
02:14:04 Float with NATIONAL RECOVERY ACT on it
02:14:09 Tickertape display, crowds cheering on street
02:14:12 Showgirls with USA flag
02:14:20 Huge march with floats
02:14:30 END OF PROHIBITION. Men sweeping away cobwebs in brewery. Various beer-making equipment being cleaned
02:14:15 Beer bottles on conveyer belt
02:14:50 Horse and carriage with barrels on it. Horse bucks in excitement
02:14:51 Sign: 'WELCOME BACK OLD MAN BEER'
02:14:54 Beer being poured in bar. Drinks sliding down the bar
02:15:04 Party - celebrating the end of prohibition. Dancing and music. Shots of bar, making cocktails, bottles VAT 69, Cheers! Drinking
02:15:42 Alarm clock. Feet getting out of bed and into slippers. Man in pyjamas rubs his eyes, runs bath, brushes teeth, showers, shaves, combs hair. Eats breakfast with his wife and daughter. Pours tea into cup.
02:16:12 Young girl eating breakfast
02:16:17 Marching feet and then faces. Men with wheelbarrows lifting shovels and forks.
02:16:30 Works Progress Administration (WPA) on signs. Caricature of man leaning on spade, plus several other cartoons
02:16:53 Huge dam. Tennessee
02:16:56 Providing electricity. Dials, machines whirring round, pylons, cables
02:17:11 Men digging with mountains in background
02:17:15 Logging, wiring up electricity cables, digging earth
02:17:35 Cattle on farm. Cowboy on horse, wheat blowing in the wind, bales stacked up
02:17:46 Farmers talking
02:17:53 Horses ploughing fields, men digging
02:18:07 Hurricanes on Texas plains. People running through dust storms. Abandoned farms, sand dunes. Man bends down and runs sand through his fingers. Cattle and horses looking for food. Huge sand dune outside farm. Family uprooting - getting on cart with sign 'CALIFORNIA OR BUST'.
02:20:20 Families camped up together, girl sleeping on the ground
02:20:34 Sign 'SHARE OUR WEALTH - EVERY MAN A KING'
20:20:38 Still of a screaming man (Senator Hughie Long?) Share the wealth - bidding for presidency
02:21:20 People cheering. One man winking. Extreme Right Wing Groups. Man shouting at podium. The 'Share the wealth Movement'. Rev'd Gerald Smith - shouting
02:21:57 Crowd stands up - raise their hands
02:22:04 Roosevelt relaxing with wife and children in garden, then in car in countryside
02:22:23 Roosevelt in boat, fishing. Raises huge fish out of water.
02:22:43 Sign in front front of house 'THE LITTLE WHITE HOUSE' Shots of swimming pool - FDR/ Roosevelt swimming with family
02:23:21 Roosevelt on back of train, giving speech
02:23:26 Children waving USA flag
02:23:32 Steam train - Roosevelt waves to crowds as he passes
02:23:48 Huge crowds gathered. Signs 'BUSINESS IS BETTER ROOSEVELT'
02:24:05 Al Van Land (?) Republican candidate on train. Pass marching band with elephants and waving crowds. Holding huge daisy.
02:25:10 Election night (1936). Roosevelt wins by huge majority. Lights declare him president
END OF PART ONE
02:56:46 Sun dawning over countryside. Boy on bicycle. Puppy yawning on doorstep. Man breaking up blocks of ice
02:26:10 Milk being delivered. Shot over rooftops of a country town. Man leaving for work waves goodbye to his daughter
02:26:22 Men arriving at work gates. Man lowering shop canopy and raising blind.
02:26:39 Close up - man being shaved in barbers. Two funny looking men.
02:26:47 Newspaper headline 'LINDBERGH TRIAL OPENS". Shot of crowd gathered outside courtroom. Inside Lindbergh in witness box. Clothes being held up.
02:27:49 Baby Lindbergh in cot. Ladder put up against window. Hammer hit in courtroom. close up of hands on a typewriter. Men punching in telegrams
02:28:26 Men running through corridor. Queue of men (journalists?) waiting for the telephone. Newspaper printing press stops printing to show title "BRUNO GUILTY - MUST DIE".
02:28:41 Jail door closing. Huge radio mast. Men in office. Man sat in huge control booth with loads of buttons and dials. Close up on dials and controls, lights whirring round.
02:29:35 Shot of sign "ON THE AIR" Man sat in recording booth. Orchestra being recorded - conductor. Shot looking upwards through radio mast.
02:30:24 Airship / dirigible (Hindenberg) crashes to earth
02:31:36 Open-topped bus. Street shot - traffic and pedestrians. Policemen
02:31:51 Cat carrying kittens by scruff of neck, out of the way of a car. Aerial shot - people coming out of building. Ornate clock. Inside diner - waiter puts drinks on bar in front of camera
02:32:09 Man sat in street, eating sandwiches. Stall selling food.
02:32:19 Houses of Parliament. Edward VIII abdication. Duke of York being crowned King George VI. Ceremony, crowds cheering outside. He appears on balcony with princesses Elizabeth and Margaret. They wave at the crowd.
02:33:17 Villa in France. Edward and Mrs Simpson smile at cameras.
02:33:42 Postman walking down street. Woman reading newspaper on veranda. Group of women in house.
02:34:09 Hitler on Podium giving speech. Nazi soldiers. Crowds waving handkerchiefs as Nazis pass on horseback. Women throwing flowers at them. Balcony of huge building and Swastika flags. Crowds (Including children) giving Nazi salute.
02:34:44 Mussolini giving speech. Italian crowds cheering - soldiers raise their guns. Marching soldiers and tanks go past.
02:35:18 Ethiopian Emperor Haile Salassie arrives at Geneva to address League of Nations. Complains about Italian invasion.
02:35:47 In Spain. Spanish Civil War. Man looking through binoculars. Sees two (missiles?). People pointing to sky, running and screaming. Close-up on girl screaming and baby screaming. Buildings on fire - injured being put onto stretchers and carried from rubble.
02:36:19 Emperor Hirohito of Japan on horseback. Close-up on Japanese flag. Soldiers climbing hill of rubble. Tanks and soldiers going under bridge. Japanese soldiers waving and cheering
02:36:43 Man looking out to sea - boat sinking US gunboat "THE PANAI". Attacked on Yangtzse river. Injured man carried on stretcher. Bandaged man looking skywards.
02:37:15 Party scene in USA. People drinking in a bar. Bar the shape of a barrel. Glamour.
02:37:34 Couple sat in a bar.
02:37:38 House. Family eating meal. Shopping street in USA at night. Sign "LIQUORS AND BEERS". Shots of inside bar.
02:38:04 Irish sweepstake tickets (close-up on). Sign "100 DOLLARS GIVEN NIGHTLY" Various gambling neon signs. Sign "JOE LOUIS VS MAX SCHMELLING" Shots from ringside. Fight in slow motion.
02:38:40 Louis knocks him out, camera flash goes off.
02:38:52 Street at night. Coca-cola sign. Neon signs advertising Marx Brothers, Shirley Temple, Mae West, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Benny Goodman
02:39:12 Swing orchestra. Audience tapping feet. Close up on saxaphone player. Woman in audience singing to herself. Various shots of the band.
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02:39:45 People doing the jitterbug and swing. More neon signs, cafe society, the glamour girls. Shots of glamorous bar. People laughing, spending money, dancing, doing the Lambeth walk.
02:41:07 Ballroom of Mayflower hotel, Washington. Victory dinner for President Roosevelt. Roosevelt giving speech. We hear him talking about the New Deal, AAA, Railroad act, Minimum wage etc.
02:49:09 Man smoking cigar - looks very unimpressed, or bored.
02:42:35 Roosevelt speaking in Congress.
02:43:02 Senator Robert Wagner passes New Deal measure - shows the act on a piece of paper.
02:43:06 People in picket line/ strke with banners "UNFAIR TO UNION LABOUR". Aerial crowd shot. Striker's sandwich boards, they surge forwards.
02:43:43 Huge banner "THE SIT DOWN WEAPON - LABOR'S RIGHT" People leaning out of windows - huge sit-in in factories and workplaces. Shots of people asleep. Aggression on picket line. Little girl's face looking very worried. Close-up on policeman.
02:44:47 Woman shouting at policeman. Violence - people trying to turn cars over - rioting, smashing windows, fighting, lots of riot scenes.
02:45:37 People cheering and waving
02:45:47 Marching to a band, waving flags
02:46:03 Nazi parade - Hitler youth with Nazi flags. American right-wing facists imitating them. They march onto stage at Madison Square Gardens with both the Swastika and USA flag.
02:46:52 A demonstrator runs onto stage during their speech - he's jumped on by several uniformed men. They start beating him up and attacking him, before the police pull them off and drag them away.
02:47:24 Train. UK King and Queen arrive in US
02:48:08 (June 1939) King and Queen driving through streets -people waving, children's faces watching. Crowd saluting,
02:48:39 New York World's Fair. Shot of Trylon and Perisphere. Shots of flags. Sign for the LEAGUE OF NATIONS and COURT OF PEACE. Huge buildings and walkways. Amazing architecture and sculptures. Fountains, buildings lit up. Silhouettes of sculptures with lights behind them. Neon lights and fireworks.
02:50:47 - END
- Keywords:DEPRESSION, 1930s, PROHIBITION, NIGHT CLUBS, DANCING, DRINKING
- Master Title:LIFE IN THE 1930S (PARTS 1 AND 2)