• Short Summary

    French President Charles de Gaulle in America.

  • Description

    Washington D.C. and Gettysburg, United State of America (USA).

    Title reads 'De Gaulle's Crowded Visit to the U.S.'

    LS. Motorcade moving along street towards camera with French President Charles de Gaulle and American President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) in open car waving to the crowds. MS. Banner across street "Bienvenue President de Gaulle". LS. American President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) and French President Charles de Gaulle standing together in back of car. LS. Pan from monument to motorcade along street. LS. Side view, the White House. LS. & MS. Eisenhower and de Gaulle seated together at desk. MS. De Gaulle. MS. Eisenhower. LS. Eisenhower and de Gaulle talking together. MS. Battery of cameramen. LS. Mrs Eisenhower and Mme de Gaulle walk into room, both in evening dress. LS. President Eisenhower and President de Gaulle enter room, President Eisenhower dressed in evening dress. President de Gaulle in dress uniform. LS. Four of them posing by fireplace. LS. President Eisenhower and President de Gaulle visit the Statue of Lafayette. CU. Statue of Lafayette. LS. President de Gaulle lays wreath at base of statue. MS. The statue. LS. President de Gaulle and President Eisenhower standing in back of jeep arrive at Gettysburg Farm. LS. They alight from jeep. MS. Pan from the Presidents de Gaulle and Eisenhower to large bull in field. CU. Side shot of face of de Gaulle looking at livestock. MS. Two large bulls standing in yard. Several shots as President Eisenhower points out the famous battlefield to President de Gaulle. GV. The battlefield. Shots of them looking at old cannon. GV. Dome of the Capitol. LS. Interior, the Capitol as President de Gaulle enters. The assembly stand and applaud. LS. President de Gaulle shakes hands with Vice President Richard Nixon and Speaker of the House. Elevated shots of the assembly as President de Gaulle addresses them.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 25/04/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2772.04
    Media URN:
    81549
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:31:00 / 01:12:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 3335 D

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