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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Civil Defence Alert. White House evacuated'.

    President Dwight Eisenhower participates in civil defence exercise 'Operation Alert'. Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots White House with helicopter descending onto lawn in the foreground. Various CU's of Eisenhower walking towards and entering the helicopter. Various shots of the helicopter taking off and in flight.

    LS army helicopter on ground. CU members of the White House staff entering helicopter, including the press secretary Haggerty. Various shots pressmen receiving bulletins over emergency system and typing out reports etc. Various ground to air shots of the President's helicopter in flight and landing. LS Eisenhower stepping out of helicopter.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    83486
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2882.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:09:00 / 01:40:09:00
    Canister:
    UN 2987 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2987 A
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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