• Short Summary

    A new wax representation of U.S. President Gerald Ford has been added to Madame Tussaud's?

  • Description

    1.
    SV President Ford being carried into chamber
    0.06

    2.
    SCU Ford PAN TO model of Chairman Mao PULL BACK TO Ford being carried
    0.24

    3.
    SV Ford receiving finisghing touches in position alongside other Presidents
    0.34

    4.
    SV Footplate identification 'Gerald Ford'
    0.37

    5.
    SV Attendant combs Ford's hoir
    0.48

    6.
    SV PAN Other Presidents
    0.50

    7.
    SV PAN Presidents INTO CU's Ford (2 shots)
    1.12



    Initials BB/194??? PS/AW/BB/1801



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A new wax representation of U.S. President Gerald Ford has been added to Madame Tussaud's famous collection of historical figures in London. And, at the same time, that of Mr. Ford's immediate predecessor, former President Richard Nixon, has been removed.

    The model of President Ford, made by Madame Tussaud's chief sculptor, Jean Frasser, joined the grouping of American presidents in the waxworks' Grand Hall on Monday (16 December).

    Other American leaders still on view at Madame Tussaud's include Presidents Washington, Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson -- but Mr. Nixon was removed, according to a Tussaud spokesman, party because of his resignation last August and partyly "because we only have room for so many figures -- about 250 -- at any given time". The figure of Mr. Nixon has been placed in storage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEUW5ZAFOWBA89H0FYNVBHIPAC
    Media URN:
    VLVAEUW5ZAFOWBA89H0FYNVBHIPAC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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