Budget Films

Stock Footage

Seattle Welcomes Troops Home

Excited wives and mothers wave at a dock as their boys return from Korea. Harbor shot shows a troop ship greeted by a fireboat spraying water. Streamers fly as the ship nears the dock. Quick shot of GI embracing his sweetheart. A sign identifies the location as Seattle. Various parade shots show downtown crowds, open convertible, cheering crowds, returning vets tangled in paper streamers.

IdentifierCLIP-1741
Duration27 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1953
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