• Short Summary

    Spacemen receive astronauts wings in Pentagon.

  • Description

    Pentagon, Washington D.C., United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'People & Events - Astronauts Wings for US Spacemen'.

    LS. Virgil Grisson and Alan Shepard, American astronauts on rostrum. Pan to Captain Grisson as Major General Benjamin Foulois, flight pioneer of Wright brothers era, comes up to rostrum and pins on astronauts wings to General Curtis E. Le May. Air Force Chief of Staff also shakes hands with Grisson. MS. Admiral George W. Anderson, Chief of Naval Operations, pins wings onto breast of Navy Commander Alan B. Shepard. Zoom out to long shot of whole group as they shake hands.

    (Comb F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 11/12/1961.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2607.06
    Media URN:
    77943
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:51:00 / 01:08:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 3557 F

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