• Short Summary

    The table where Eisenhower and Kishi are seated, both sign the treaty.

  • Description

    White House, Washington, United States of America USA.

    Documentation on file, American commentary.

    GV. Ext: of the White House. MS. to CU. Panning shot of Eisenhower and the Japanese Premier Mr. Nobusuke Kishi Prime Minister of Japan as they walk together into the room where the Treaty is to be signed. MS. of a line of cameras and pressmen pan to G.V. of the room, East Room 18, where reporters and others are seated. LS. to MS. of the table where Eisenhower and Kishi are seated, an interpreter is reading the terms of the Treaty to Mr. Kishi. CU. Eisenhower speaking: "This Treaty represents the fulfilment of the goal set by Prime Minister Kishi and myself in June 1957, to establish an indestructible partnership between our two countries, in which our relations would be based on compete equality and mutual understanding. The Treaty likewise reflects the closeness and friendship in the relations in our political and economic as well as the security fields". MS. Kishi signing the Treaty, slight pan to include Eisenhower. LS. Kishi, pan to Eisenhower, pan to U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter, who is signing the Treaty for America. MS. Kishi and Eisenhower, they are both smiling towards each other, they stand and shake hands.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:51:00 / 01:03:28:00
    UN 3305 I

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