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    Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: Air V Chicago, Air V Convention Hall, Chicago. LV Crowds on airport carrying banners etc., and waiting for arrival of Senator Taft. CU Banners & brooms. SV Amphibian aircraft arriving on tarmas. GV Crowd around plane with Senator Taft. CU Taft smiling etc., SV Pan Taft banners to helicopter carrying Ike's banners, Pan shot Ditto. GV Taft moving thru crowd in car. SCU Ditto with Taft waving. GV Crowd &c, STV Elephant showing Taft a banners. GV Gen. Ike's supporters at railway station. SCU Women supporters yelling 'We like Ike' CU Other girls yelling. LV Train pulling into station covered in Ike posters. SV Gen. Ike & wife getting out of train with photogs. in f-g. BV Crowd with Ike posters. GV Ike in car, procession thru streets. SV Workmen shaking hands with Ike. GTV Ike's procession moving thru crowded streets. SCU Press photogs. TV Press man jumping onto bumper of Ike's car. CU Ike with wife at side in car.



    GOOD SCENES.



    Side V Cameraman with main title over. CU of GOP elephant with main title over. G Air V of Chicago. Elev V Crowd with banners etc., GV Crowd, SV Elephant with the sign "THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH' SV Cameramen. Int. V People registering in hotel. SV Ditto. GV Members of Press. SBV Ditto. CU 2 reporters making notes. GV Crowd with Eisenhower banners. Pan V Ditto. Angle V Eisenhower waving. SV Taft supporters. CU Taft smiling. CU Taft banners & helicopter flies into picture carrying signs 'WE LIKE IKE' SV Ike riding in car followed by crowd. CU Ike supporters yelling. SV Taft in car followed by supporters. CU Band showing a banners. CU Taft placards waving. SV Woman yelling 'We want Ike' Pan V Women yelling 'We want Taft' CU Taft smiling. CU Ike & wife in car points to camera. G Elev V of Warren supporters. SCU Warren & family. Tilt down of Warren banners to Warren waving. SV Stassen & supporters. SCU Stassen waving. GV Pan Taft supporters. CU Taft riding by in car thru crowds. GV Ike riding in car, followed by supporters.



    CU Eisenhower supporters. Elev V Ike surrounded by crowd in car.



    BLACKOUT.



    G Int V Eisenhower at luncheon in honour of 82nd Airborne division. SCU Eisenhower talking, (Nat.sd.) In this scene Ike is actually crying. SV Mrs. Eisenhower looking on. SV Ike salutes and tilt down to Ike away from mike, down to table.



    BLACKOUT.



    GV Eisenhower at Press conference at Conrad Hilton hotel. SCU Eisenhower talking. (Nat. sd.)



    BLACKOUT.



    GV of taft supporters surrounded by crowd at airport. CU Taft talking. (Silent) SV Taft speaking. (Nat.sd.) GV Taft moving thru crowd. Air V Of convention Hall.



    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 2.



    G Elev V Convention Hall, with main title over. GV Of flag being marched down aisle. SV Of Gabrielson banging gavel. GEV Convention - people in fpg. Walking shot on Convention floor.



    SV Cameramen, CU Cameraman. SV Of Governor Langlie reading resolution. GV Of crowd cheering. Pna V Ditto. SV Of Lodge & Gabrielson conferring on speakers' stand. SCU Ditto. Angle V Of cameras on balcony. SV Of vote on the Brown amendment being announced. (Nat. sd.) SV Unanimous approval being asked for on Governor Langlie's resolutions, (Nat.sd.) SV Of Convention cheering.



    BLACKOUT.



    Tilt down Convention underway - MacArthur being escorted in. SV Ditto. Side V People cheering in balcony. FV MacArthur being escorted down aisle. SCU Of delegates cheering - one man points. SV MacArthur arrives on Speaker's stand. Side V Of people on balcony cheering. Zoom up on MacArthur. SCU People cheering. Angle V MacArthur waving. GBV MacArthur & convention. SV People listening. SCU MacArthur speaks:-(Nat.sd.) SV MacArthur speaks:-(Nat.sd.) Dubbing shot of GV Convention applauding. GV Convention. Pan V Ditto.



    G Air V, Chicago, showing skyscrapers. G Air V Chicago. G Air V ditto. G Air V Chicago showing Convention hall. G Air V Ditto. g Air V Sky-scrapers & showing Convention Hall. S Air V Chicago skyscrapers. G Air V Chicago lake front.



    SOUND EFFECTS OF GOOD SCENES.



    SCU General Eisenhower speaks: - (This is the speech in which Ike cr: "I have - there is every possibility that I will break down." (Ike in tears) Old soldiers will understand."



    SCU General Eisenhower speaking: "There will be no Iron curtain between the Convention and the people any more than there should ever be an iron curtain between our people and the Government."



    SV Senator Taft speaking: "Determined to return America to the Americans is going in 1952 to win finally a victory and to restore to Washington those principles which have made this country in the past the greatest and most powerful and the happiest people in the world to-day."



    SV Unanimous approval for General Langley: "By this distinguished Governor in the State of Washington, is approved by this Convention, unanimously by acclaimation. Cheers."



    SCU General MacArthur speaking: "It has talked and pledged peace while moving toward war. Indeed, none can deny what history so clearly records - that the Democratic party has well earned the doubtful distinction of being the war party of modern American politics." (Applause)



    SV MacArthur continues:- "The very survival of our liberties and, indeed our civilization is dependent upon our Citizentry of all races, creeds & colours standing firmly and invincible together with a singleness of purpose, a mutuality of faith & a common prayer - God Bless America." (Applause)



    Government and Politics; United States of America




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    Chicago

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5TL6SX70L7M8DGD0W3RSJ8PMV
    Media URN:
    VLVA5TL6SX70L7M8DGD0W3RSJ8PMV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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