• Short Summary

    General Dwight Eisenhower is appointed Commander-in-Chief, Western armies. America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Eisenhower to command West's European army'.

    General Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) appointed Commander-in-Chief Western armies. St. Louis, United States of America (USA).

    CU Eisenhower and wife in a street in St. Louis, Ike is shaken by the hand, pan to two women congratulating him. CU's Eisenhower speaking into microphone at press conference.

    CU and MS Ike at the Nazi surrender at Rheims 1945. Elevated LS Ike driving in procession to honour him on his return to US at end of Second World War 1946. CU pan Ike driving past in car acknowledging crowd's ovation 1946. MS Eisenhower and wife driving past guard of honour after relinquishing the army in 1948.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2537.16
    Media URN:
    68267
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:32:00 / 01:53:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 2321 B

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