Good footage of General Eisenhower in Rome, meeting President Einaudi.
Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
General Dwight 'Ike' Eisenhower in Rome, Italy.
Italian newsreel titles read: 'Congedo del Gen. Eisenhower dall'Italia'.
M/S of Italian and American officers awaiting the arrival of General Eisenhower at the airfield. L/S of Eisenhower coming down steps of plane. L/S of Italian Guard of Honour, armed with tommy-guns. M/S of Eisenhower and other officers saluting. Ground to air shot of Italian fighters flying overhead. L/S of motorcycle dispatch riders with trumpets. L/S of Italian troops on parade. Eisenhower inspects Italian troops, tanks and other vehicles.
M/S of Eisenhower shaking hands with officers. M/S of Eisenhower speaking to small Italian boy. M/S of Eisenhower receiving bouquet from Italian girl. L/S of Constellation aircraft taxiing. L/S of Guard of Honour. M/S of Eisenhower talking with officers.
General view of prominent Italian Building - could be President's residence? M/S of Italian State Guard saluting. L/S of Eisenhower getting out of car. L/S of cameramen - pan to Eisenhower shaking hands with Italian President Einaudi. L/S of Eisenhower leaving. M/S of Italian Guard saluting. L/S of Eisenhower shaking hands with President Einaudi.
M/S of Eisenhower speaking into microphones held by pressmen.
L/S of Eisenhower climbing up steps to plane and saluting / waving at the top of the steps.