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  Calvin Coolidge.
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President Coolidge, Taken on the White House Grounds
(1924) American
B&W : 320 feet
Directed by (unknown)

Cast: Calvin Coolidge [himself].

De Forest Phonofilm, Incorporated, production; distributed by De Forest Phonofilm, Incorporated. / Produced by Lee de Forest. / Phonofilm 35mm spherical format. Phonofilm sound-on-film sound system. / The film was shot outdoors on the White House lawn in Washington, DC on 11 August 1924. / Full-sound film.


Synopsis: An out-of-doors speech for the Phonofilm camera by Coolidge on the US government, income taxes, and the American economy.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (Maurice H. Zouary collection) [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Early sound film - Presidents: USA: Calvin Coolidge - Synchronized sound film - USA: District of Columbia: Washington

Listing updated: 2 November 2011.

References: Film viewing : Geduld-Birth p. 98.

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