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  • Short Summary

    General MacArthur arrives in Seoul to attend the Korean Independence Ceremony

  • Description

    Seoul, South Korea

    KOREAN INDEPENDENCE CEREMONY.

    Title Reads: 'Korean Republic is Born'. L.S. Aircraft landing at Kimpo airfield, with 4 U.S. Army guards in foreground. M.S. General Douglas MacArthur, Allied Supreme Commander in the Pacific Area and wife stepping down from airplane. M.S. Guard. C.U. MacArthur saluting. C.U. MacArthur meets Dr Syngman Rhee, first President of the Republic. M.S. MacArthur's car being escorted by armoured cars. Tracking shot over bridge with sign on bridge reading 'Welcome General MacArthur'. L.S. Cheering crowds. C.U. MacArthur speaking over Microphone. L.S. Korean flag being raised. C.U. MacArthur and the President. L.S. Korean flag flying.

    (Comb. B/W.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2465.08
    Media URN:
    67290
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:19:00 / 01:14:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 1985 K

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