• Short Summary

    Tribute to American Democrat Adlai Stevenson as his coffin is flown back to America. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Adlai goes home.

    Tribute to former Democratic Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson. London.

    L/S of the American Embassy. M/S of the Embassy showing flag at half mast. Various shots of the coffin of Adlai Stevenson laying in the American Embassy with two American and two British servicemen standing at each corner. L/S people lining up to sign Visitor's Book. M/S woman signing. M/S of the queue. C/U young boy signing. M/S Sir Alec Douglas-Home with the American Ambassador paying respects. L/S as Harold Wilson walks up to coffin to pay respects. C/U Guard. M/S pan Vice-President Hubert Humphrey walking past the coffin. Various shots crowds outside the Embassy.

    Scenes of Adlai Stevenson at political conventions. Various shots of Stevenson with President Harry Truman at convention. More scenes of Stevenson walking through crowds in streets and at more conventions. M/S of the White House. L/S President John F. Kennedy with Harold Macmillan. Stevenson is on the extreme left with Dean Rusk. C/U Stevenson and Rusk, pan to Kennedy and Macmillan. M/S United Nations building. C/U Stevenson taking his place at the table. M/S U Thant Secretary General. Elevated shot as Stevenson speaks. Various shots as the cortege reaches London airport. L/S as Guard of Honour stand to attention. M/S plane, Humphrey walks towards it. Various shots of Stevenson's sons and daughters-in-law. Various shots as coffin is carried to plane. M/S Guard of Honour. M/S as the plane takes off.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:02:00 / 01:34:31:00

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