• Short Summary

    JFK inspects rockets and missiles, also poses for camera with Eisenhower.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Kennedy Sees Rocket Fired".

    Vandenburg Airforce Base, United States of America (USA).

    L/S President John F Kennedy's (JFK) car driving past aircraft and missiles. Tilt up a Titan Missile. M/S Atlas-D rocket about to be launched. The blast off starts and the rocket leaves the ground, camera pans up with rocket. C/U JFK watching and looking very happy. The President inspects an underground launching silo. C/U looking into the silo, showing the nose cone of a rocket. Travel shot showing Titan rockets. L/S aircraft with section of a missile protruding from the aircraft loading doors.

    Interior. The President looks around a display of space equipment. C/U JFK. M/S President looking at a nose cone. M/S President coming out of door, pan up to sign above door: "Moon Base".

    Palm Desert.

    Various shots President John F Kennedy with former president Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) posing for cameras. C/U JFK and Ike. The two men shake hands, JFK gets into his car.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1715.24
    Media URN:
    53272
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:02:00 / 01:50:08:00
    Canister:
    62/27

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