• Short Summary

    President Dwight Eisenhower is taken to hospital after being taken seriously ill. Washington.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    President Dwight Eisenhower suffers second serious illness. Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots army ambulance going into the White House. Various shots people waiting about including cameramen and press. LS ambulance through trees standing in front of house. CU cameramen, etc. looking through the gates.

    LS as ambulance and car leave for hospital. Various shots as big car passes through the gates with Mrs Eisenhower and her son John. LS hospital grounds with people about. CU board reading 'Walter Reid Army Medical Centre'. Various shots as Mrs Eisenhower and her son enter hospital. LS plane coming to standstill at the airport. MS Dr Paul Dudley White coming down steps of plane. CU the doctor.

    Various shots hospital grounds. Various shots Dr Milton Eisenhower, President's brother, arriving. LS church and people going in. MS Vice President Richard Nixon and his family after having prayed. Various shots Presidential Secretary Haggerty telling reporters that surgery had been decided upon. CU reporters listening and making notes. Various night shots with lights in the window of hospital. LS front of hospital at daytime.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2552.17
    Media URN:
    68660
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:39:00 / 01:48:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 2856 E

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