This 1940s silent educational film shows Washington D.C. in that era. Sights include Pennsylvania Avenue, the Capitol Building, Treasury Building, Union Station (1:15), and more. Arlington Cemetery (4:47) and various monuments are seen, as well as Embassy Row, the White House (2:15), old War Department and Navy Department buildings (2:40), the new Pentagon Building at 3:00, the Supreme Court, and more. Mount Vernon is seen after a cruise down the Potomac. Ford's Theater is seen at 5:30, the Washington Monument at 7:45, as well as the Jefferson Memorial and Lincoln Memorial. The film ends with shots of the Capitol Building.
This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD and 2k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com