• Short Summary

    1500 STEWARDESSES..........IN POSITION READY TO USHER GUESTS TO SEATS.

    1545 BAND..................IN POSITION - TO BEGIN PLAYING?

  • Description

    1500 STEWARDESSES..........IN POSITION READY TO USHER GUESTS TO SEATS.

    1545 BAND..................IN POSITION - TO BEGIN PLAYING ON CUE FROM MIKE FLYNN (CQ) AND CONTINUE WITH BREAKS AT DIRECTION OF LT. DOUGHERTY (CQ) (DIRECTOR) UNTIL 2 MIN. BEFORE ACTUAL START OF CEREMONY.

    1555 BAND..................START PLAYING SOME PRE-ARRANGED, WELL-KNOWN MUSIC.

    STEWARDESSES..........WHICH IS CUE TO STEWARDESSES TO ASSEMBLE ALONG HANGAR DOOR TRACK FOR WALK-OUT TO ECHELON FORMATION. (WOOSTER TO ORGANIZE FORMATION AND CUE FOR WALK-OUT).

    BAND..................STOPS PLAYING AS CUE TO BEGIN CEREMONY - MIKE FLYNN CUE LT. DOUGHERTY (CQ).

    1600 MR. TRIPPE (CQ).......STEPS TO ROSTRUM. SPEAKS FOR 6 MIN., INTRODUCING FIRST SPEAKER
    1606 MR. TRIPPE (4 MIN.)...INTRODUCES SINCLAIR WEEKS (CQ), SEC. OF COMMERCE
    1610 MR. TRIPPE (2 MIN.)...INTRODUCES H.M. HORNER (CQ), CHAIRMAN, UNITED AIRCRAFT
    1612 MR. TRIPPE (3 MIN.)...INTRODUCES JAMES R. DURFER (CQ) CHAIRMAN, CIVIL AERONAUTICS BOARD
    1615 MR. TRIPPE (3 MIN.)...INTRODUCES WILLIAM M. ALLEN (CQ), PRESIDENT BOEING AIRPLANE COMPANY
    1618 MR. TRIPPE (3 MIN.)...INTRODUCES LT. GEN. ELWOOD R. QUESADA (CQ), SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT
    1621 MR. TRIPPE (5 MIN.)...INTRODUCES CHRISTIAN A. HERTER (CQ), UNDER SEC. OF STATE
    1626 CHAPLAIN (1 1/2 MIN.).MAKES INVOCATION
    1630 MR. TRIPPE............ASKS MRS. EISENHOWER TO CHRISTEN CLIPPER
    ONE STEWARDESS........ON PLATFORM, HANDS MR. TRIPPE BOTTLE AND STANDS BY TO RECEIVE MRS. EISENHOWER BOUQUET.

    MR. TRIPPE............HANDS MRS. EISENHOWER BOTTLE AND ESCORTS HER TO MOSE PLATE POSITION AND INSTRUCTS HER WHERE TO STAND, HOW TO HOLD BOTTLE AND WHERE TO STRIKE.

    PHOTOGRAPHY...........THIS IS CUE TO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHERS
    MRS. EISENHOWER SAYS, "I CHRISTEN THEE 'JET CLIPPER AMERICA"' -- AND IMMEDIATELY CRACKS THE BOTTLE. SHATTERING OF BOTTLE (NOT BEFORE IT IS BROKEN). IT CUE FOR:
    FRANK STOPPA..........SIGNALS THE TUG DRIVER AND COCKPIT AND CLIPPER MOVES BACKWARDS, FROM ROSTRUM AND IS SWUNG BROADSIDE.

    STEWARDESS............BREAK ECHELON FORMATION ON CUE FROM WOOSTER AND FORM STRAIGHT LINE PARALLEL TO HANGAR - LINED UP WITH RIGHT WING TIP. AS SOON AS LINE IS FORMED AND AIRCRAFT IS IN POSITION ON CUE FROM MIKE FLYNN.

    BAND..................PLAYS NATIONAL ANTHEM. THIS WILL CONCLUDE SERVICE OF AIR FORCE BAND.

    1635 MR. TRIPPE............CONCLUDES PROGRAM BY INSTRUCTING ALL BURSELLS PASSENGERS TO GATHER AT THE ROSTRUM IMMEDIATELY FOR TRANSFER TO BALTIMORE. THIS GROUP WERE ASSEMBLED TO BE CONDUCTED TO ADJACENT VIP LOUNGE
    MR. TRIPPE............INVITES THE REMAINING GUESTS TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF THE HOSPITALITY BARSIN THE HANGAR TO AWAIT TAKE-OFF OF JET CLIPPER, WHICH WILL BE IN ABOUT A HALF-HOUR FROM TIME CEREMONY IS CONCLUDED.

    STEWARDESSES.........WALK IN LINE FROM FORMATION IN FRONT OF 707 TO DESIGNATED AREA OR DUTY TO AWAIT RETURN TRANSPORT TO NEW YORK CITY.

    1700 JET CLIPPER IS IMMEDIATELY TOWED TO FINGER RAMP (CQ) POSITION PRIOR TO FIRING UP ENGINE.

    1730 BRUSSELS PASSENGERS BOARD STRATO-CLIPPER FOR BALTIMORE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9MGEV0T8RGUQTRSGWI0ZWOPEF
    Media URN:
    VLVA9MGEV0T8RGUQTRSGWI0ZWOPEF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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