• Short Summary

    Japanese riot over U.S. Defence Treaty, and Eisenhower meets veterans at West Point.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Japs and Ike latest!

    Tokyo, Japan. L/S Japanese people doing a snake dance through the streets of Tokyo towards the American Embassy to protest against U.S. - Japanese Defence Treaty. L/S of the Embassy, pan down to crowds doing the snake dance in front. Various shots of crowds prancing around and waving banners. M/S of the crowds at the residence of Premier Nobosuke Kishi and dancing around in the streets. Top shot crowds pulling on ropes pan to the gates of the Premier's residence being pulled down by the rioters, various shots. M/S of the gates being pushed backwards and forwards by the rioters. The gates are pulled open and crowds push into the grounds of the residence. M/S Japanese police being pushed into the grounds to quell rioters. Various shots of the crowds being pushed around by the police.

    Intertitle - 'West Point' (Orange County, New York, America) - M/S American President Dwight "Ike" Eisenhower being escorted along for military reunion. M/S crowds watching. M/S as he meets veterans and shakes hands. M/S as he meets General Henry Clay Hodges, aged 100, he shakes his hand and pats on him on the shoulder. M/S as he walks away in sprightly manner. M/S Eisenhower looking at camera with officer behind him.

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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:
    01:32:50:00 / 01:33:54:00

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