• Short Summary

    General Hodges, Commander of the American First Army, arrives home to Atlanta.

  • Description

    Atlanta, United States of America (USA).

    American title reading 'Hodges - Atlanta Welcomes First Army Chief'.

    General Courtney Hodges, Commander of the American First Army, leaving plane and is greeted on his arrival to Atlanta airport. Several dignitaries, including the Mayor and Governor, greeting the General on his arrival. Several shots of the crowd, mostly girls, waving small flags and cheering the General. Close up shot of the General as he moves through crowd. Various shots of the General driving in open car through cheering crowd with mass of ticker tape falling from buildings. Formation of planes flying overhead. General mounting a dais to address huge crowd on town square. High angle shots of the crowd on square.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2147.05
    Media URN:
    63770
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:34:00 / 01:11:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 1213 C

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