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World Parade: Washington

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Film Identifier: F.2005-01-0105
Run Time
0h 9m 41s
Date Produced
circa 1946
A Castle Films “The World Parade” travelogue film highlighting the government buildings, institutions, and historical monuments found in Washington D.C.
00:00 - aerial, SA, FA exterior shots of United States Capitol Building, White House, workers cleaning Capitol Building with fire hoses, offices of the Chief Executives, VS State, Navy, War Department buildings, Supreme Court building with CU statues of “Justice” and “Law” 02:03 - aerial, SA, FA exterior shots of Treasury Building, MS statue of Alexander Hamilton, LS Pennsylvania Ave. with cars, with a parade, Smithsonian Institution exterior, interior MS Charles Lindbergh’s plane 02:54 - aerial Potomac River, cityscapes, SA Department of Commerce Building, Department of Agriculture, aerial Bureau of Engraving and Printing, interior workers in print shop 04:10 - PAN Dupont Circle with fountain, FA foreign embassy buildings, LS, MLS FA reflecting pool and Lincoln Memorial, MS The Great Emancipator statue of Lincoln, VS children sailing toy boats in reflecting pool, aerial, LS, MLS Washington Monument, MS cherry trees in blossom 05:29 - FA LS Congressional Library, interiors CU Declaration of Independence, Constitution, exterior statues Neptune’s Court, SA Pan American Union Building, Aztec Gardens with fountain, MLS, LS Washington Cathedral 06:23 - SA Ford’s Theater MS entrance and MLS Hull Room where Lincoln died, MS people riding horseback in Rock Creek Park, ducks in ponds, sunbathers at swimming pool, TS tennis courts Capitol Building in background 07:39 - VS cars driving across Arlington Memorial Bridge, National Cemetery MLS soldiers at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, LS exterior and full interior Cemetery Amphitheater, flags marking gravestones, LS Arlington House, FA, SA Mount Vernon, MS tomb of George and Martha Washington 08:54-09:38 - VS Washington D.C. buildings covered in snow, Capitol Building lit at night
Castle Films, inc.
Additional Credit
Castle, Eugene W. (is editor)
Castle Films, inc. (is contributor)
Related Place
Washington DC (production location of)