• Short Summary

    General George Marshall announces his retirement - American newsreel item.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Former chief of staff of US Air Force and chief of Red Cross, General George Marshall, retires, Leesburg, United States of America (USA).

    LS cameramen pan to General & his wife Mrs. Marshall seated in garden with dogs playing around. MS Marshall and wife, Marshall speaks in microphone (natural sound):

    "Naturally I am very happy to be permanently back here at home instead of shuttling between Washington and here, and there's no very grave responsibilities except our own peace and happiness, I think Mrs. Marshall has the same reactions, is that true?"

    Mrs. Marshall says: "It's wonderful, wonderful".

    General Marshall: "Am I wonderful or is it wonderful?"

    Mrs. Marshall: "It's wonderful being back".

    LS General and Mrs. Marshall walking in their garden. MS the Marshalls on step of their home, they wave then turn to go inside.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:21:00 / 01:52:15:00
    UN 2383 F

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