• Short Summary

    US President visits a former post at Fort Benning to inspect the nuclear missiles stored there.

  • Description

    Fort Benning, Georgia, USA.

    Various shots as American President Dwight Eisenhower accompanied by Army officials arrives at Fort Benning and is driven off in jeep. LS. Travel shot, missiles on show. MS. Eisenhower seated, talking to US Army Chief of Staff, Omar Bradley who is sitting behind him. CU Nike Ajax missile driven past camera. Rear LS of Eisenhower as the Honest John, a short range tactical rocket is driven past. CU rear view of Eisenhower seated. LS. The Corporal, the first surface-to-surface missile, on lorry. MS. Eisenhower looking at programme. LS. The Pershing. LS. The Perishing and launching position. LS. Eisenhower seated. LS. Soldiers holding bazooka like weapon, which is the Red Eye, a one-man operated missile launcher. LS. MS. Eisenhower seated at table, eating fried chicken. MS. Crowds of people around missiles. MS. The Chrysler M-60 tank. SV. Eisenhower looking through binoculars LS. as helicopter lands foot soldiers in the field. SV. Eisenhower looking through binoculars. Various shots, as a missile is launched and hits its target. (Comb. F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2958.14
    Media URN:
    85027
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:02:00 / 01:21:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 3350 C

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