Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
President Coolidge, Taken on the White House Grounds
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.