• Short Summary

    United Nations officials meet with North Koreans to discuss peace terms in Korean War.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "First Film! - Truce Talks!"


    LV Crowd around helicopter at Munsan airfield. SV Helicopter. SV Soldiers looking on. SV Soldier placing white truce flag in helicopter.

    LV General Matthew Ridgway's plane taxiing in at Seoul. SV Ridgway descending steps and is greeted by General Van Fleet. SV Van Fleet talking to Ridgway then shakes hands with two other officers. MV Towards party walking from aircraft.

    SV Pan members of delegation and Ridgway standing by helicopter. SV Pilot of helicopter. CU Officers entering helicopter. SV Officers boarding helicopter. SV Korean General Paik adjusts chin strap in helicopter. LV Ridgway waves as helicopter takes off. Pan with helicopter.

    GV Aerial view of Kaesong. GV Aerial view landing field marked with large 'W'. SV Helicopter descending. SV Towards and pan North Korean Communist reception party, including one woman, leading Allied officers towards jeeps. SV Parties around conference table.

    CU Korean soldier pan to GV Umjin river. SV Helicopter arriving back at Munsan. SV Helicopter landing. LV Pressmen surrounding helicopter. MV Correspondents writing notes around jeep.

    (F.G.) (Orig.I. (Tin 2.) Korean War Material. Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:31:00 / 01:18:24:00

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