• Short Summary

    Retrospective of Dwight Eisenhower's four years as President of the United States of America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'News of the Day presents four full years - The Eisenhower story'.


    CU workers' siren going. Various shots of workers walking into and at work in car factory. MS train. Various shots ploughing fields. MS's woman shopping. MS cars driving along. MS elderly couple. MS group of children. MS US flag. Various shots President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) speaking, his hand raised "Preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, so help me God". MS crowds cheering. MS Eisenhower speaking.

    CU newspaper reading 'Korean Truce signed'. Various shots of ships coming into quayside, troops disembarking and meeting their families. Various shots John Foster Dulles alighting from plane. MS Dulles and Churchill coming out of number 10 Downing Street with Sir Anthony Eden following. Various shots Geneva summit conference in progress. MS's Eisenhower and Dulles, Nikolai Bulganin, Nikita Khruschev. MS Eisenhower speaking about atomic power. MS audience applauding. CU newspaper reading 'Eisenhower signs Seaway Bill'.

    LS hydroelectric power plant. Various CU's newspaper flashes. Various shots acres of ground, people at work on tractor etc. Various shots builders at work on houses and roads etc. MS sign on building 'Department of Health, Education and Welfare'. Interior shots office workers filing etc. Various shots inside welfare centre of mothers and children, nurse filling hypodermic syringe and child having injection. MS White House. Various shots Eisenhower shaking hands with dignitaries. MS Eisenhower shaking hands with Eden. MS Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother getting out of car and being greeted by Eisenhower. MS Eisenhower talking to St Laurent of Canada. Various shots Eisenhower, Mamie, King Paul and Queen Frederika of Greece. LS Eisenhower at news conference. MS as he speaks about disarmament. LS radar towers. MS men looking at screens. MS guided missile.

    MS submarine being launched and going from dry dock into water. LS atom powered submarine. MS aircraft carrier with angled flight deck. MS plane on catapult of aircraft carrier, and being fired. MS planes in flight. CU 'Seal of the President of the United States' on curtain. MS Eisenhower speaking about the future.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:17:00 / 01:32:19:00
    UN 2900 A

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