A look back at the work of General George Catlett Marshall (founder of The Marshall Plan)
IN MEMORIUM - GEORGE CATLETT MARSHALL
LS.GV. General George Catlett Marshall and wife walking in garden. CU. Marshall. MS. Marshall, wife and dog seated in garden. LS. Marshall and General John Pershing coming out of dugout (flashback). Various shots of Marshall, General John Pershing and others in uniform. (flashback). Various shots of Sir Winston Churchill, Marshall and others reviewing troops (flashback). CU. Panning shot of Churchill, Sir Anthony Eden (former Conservative Prime Minister), President Eisenhower (Ike), Monty and Marshall. CU. Marshall and Churchill. MS. Marshall shaking hands with Montgomery. MS. Ship. MS. Marshall and others on deck. CU. Marshall and Eisenhower on deck, pan to LS. of other ships. CU. Eisenhower and Admiral Ernest J King (head of US Navy). LS. Planes straffing. MS. Ike, Monty and Marshall on beach. CU. Group in jeep. CU. Eisenhower. LS. Jeep driving away. LS.MS. General Douglas MacArthur and Marshall. CU. Mac Arthur shaking hands with troops. CU. Marshall and Mac Arthur. LS. Crowd. MS. President Truman pinning medal on Marshall. LS. Plane taxiing in. LS. Marshall coming off plane and being greeted. CU. Marshall shaking hands with troops. LS. Crowds with banners. LS. Marshall. MS. Press in White House. MS.CU. Marshall being sworn as Secretary of State. CU. President Truman. MS. Marshall shaking hands. GV. Crowd MS.CU. Marshall, Dean Acheson (US Secretary of State), and others. MS. Audience. MS. Marshall speaking. LS. Marshall and Truman on stage. MS. Marshall and Truman. CU. Marshall. LS. Crowd. MS. Crowd. CU. Marshall receiving prize and shaking hands. LS. Crowd applauding. LS. Troops. MS. Marshall receiving medal. CU. Marshall. Overhead shot of Marshall. CU. Marshall seated at desk.
Cataloguers Note: Whilst the sound is missing, the documentation contains the original script transcript outlining General Marshall's career.