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The Philippines gains independence from the United States on July 4, 1946

The Philippines are established as an independent nation. Crowds of Filipinos gathered at Rizal Park (Luneta Park) in Manila on the July 4, 1946. View of Independence Grandstand (a temporary structure built in front of the Rizal Monument) with American flag and Philippine flags on tall flag poles.. View looking down on General Douglas MacArthur at a podium, speaking into microphones. Camera pans over various segments of the audience. A map shows the Philippine Islands in context of its neighbors in the Pacific Ocean. Camera pans closeup across faces of many Filipinos gathered at the independence event. View of the Jones Bridge over the Pasig River in downtown Manila. Heacock’s Department Store on the Escolta.The Legislative Building. (later the National Museum of the Philippines). Ocean going ships in a harbor. Cargo being offloaded from a ship onto smaller boat. An industrial complex with eight tall smoke stacks emitting smoke. Steel and petroleum plants. Filipino workers in an assembly plant. The Legislative building with people coming and going. Air raid sirens sounding and people running in streets of Manila at onset of Japanese invasion of the Philippines in December, 1941, at start of World War 2, in the Pacific.People running across the Jones Bridge, seeking shelter. Others boarding a bus. Smoke rising from Japanese bombing. Glimpse of Japaese tanks entering Manila. Japanese infantry climbing a hill. Bodies of persons killed during the Japanese invasion. Glimpse of Japanese troops occupying Corregidor. U.S. General Wainright negotiating the surrender of Corrigidor with Japanese General Homma. View of an American warship firing during the U.S. campaign to defeat the Japanese on islands in the Pacific. An American landing ship carrying U.S. troops who storm ashore. General Douglas MacArthur striding ashore with a retinue of officers, at Leyte, Philippines, on October 20, 1944. as he keeps his promise to return to the Philippines. Views, back again, to MacArthur speaking at the Independence Day ceremony in Manila on July 4, 1946. Also seen at the ceremony are: U.S.Senator Millard Tydings, (co-sponsor of the 1934 Tydings–McDuffie Act, which provided independence to the Philippines after a 10-year transition under a limited autonomy), and Paul V. McNutt, U.S. High Commissioner of the Philippines, who read President Truman's proclamation of Philippine Independence to the assembly. Camera pans over the gathering which includes many U.S. Service personnel in uniform. The oath of office is administered to the elected President of the Philippines, Manuel Roxas. At the conclusion, the American flag is lowered by Paul McNutt, as President Roxas raises that of the Republic of the Philippines. A celebratory parade in Manila includes a float with signs reading: "Let's Produce and Rebuild," among other things. Other floats represent "Mountain Province," and "The City of Manila," "The University of the Philippines," and "The Division of City Schools." One float, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, contains a huge replica machine gear, and models of an aircraft and a ship. It's message is about turning the gear that helps make the nation great. American and Filipino soldiers march, carrying their respective national flags. A white-helmeted military band plays for the marchers. Final scene shows large loose formation of military aircraft in flight very high above the Independence Grandstand, at Rizal Park.

Date: 1946
Duration: 5 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. 1st Cavalry Division troops fight on Luzon and in Manila, Philippines.

A documentary depicts combat activities of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division during World War II. Troops fight on Luzon Island and in Manila. The U.S. troops on tanks and on a dirt road on Luzon Island. The troops advance towards Manila. The troops on a tank. Guns fired.. The troops near an artillery fire. A tank rolls on a mud road. The troops in the city. A damaged brick wall. Troops enter through a hole in the wall. The tanks fired in a field. Troops carry an injured soldier. A picture of the Commander of 1st Cavalry Division in 1939.

Date: 1946
Duration: 59 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. General Grant at U.S. Army Headquarter in Fort Santiago, Manila in 1939

U.S. Generals at U.S. Army Headquarters at Fort Santiago in Manila, Philippines in 1939. Boat at a beach and Fort Santiago in the background. General Grant in his office at Fort Santiago with General Staff Officer Colonel Edward de Armond

Date: 1939, December
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Traders bid & sell and brokers buy & sell at Manila Stock Exchange in Manila, Philippines.

Manila Stock Exchange in Manila, Philippines. Manila stock exchange as traders in white shirts bid and sell. Traders on phone. Sugar board, brokers buy and sell and general activity. Sign:'Manila Stock Exchange'.

Date: 1939, October
Duration: 2 min 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
American and Filipino businessmen present in a meeting at Manila Rotary Club in Manila, Philippines.

Meeting at Manila Rotary Club - Manila Hotel in Manila, Philippines. American and Filipino businessmen present in a meeting at Manila Rotary Club. Sign;'Twentieth Anniversary'. Speakers Mr Romulo (Filipino) and Mr Ned Hall speak and members listen. Members seated at a table and smoke cigar. Members get Rotary badges.

Date: 1939
Duration: 2 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. High Commissioner of the Philippines, Francis Sayre addresses crowd after his arrival in Manila during World War II.

Arrival of U.S. High Commissioner of the Philippines, Francis Sayre in Manila, Philippines during World War II. Crowd waiting for the arrival of Sayre. Welcome signs and banners held by people. Sayre and committee review troops. Troops in formation. Philippine President Manuel Quezon addresses the crowd. Sayre addresses a crowd. Troops, trucks and gun crews pass in front of the stand. Troops pass under a decorated gate.

Date: 1939, December
Duration: 2 min 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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