• Short Summary

    Footage of John F Kennedy's visit to London.

  • Description

    London Greets the Kennedy's.

    L/S Boeing 707 taxiing in at London Airport. M/S cameraman. L/S of President Kennedy and Jackie coming down steps from aircraft and they are greeted at bottom of steps by official party which includes the Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. M/S Sound recordists. L/S Macmillan and Kennedy with three naval officers walking from the airport M/S pan the Naval guard of honour. M/S Lady Dorothy Macmillan and Mrs Kennedy walking from the aircraft. M/S Macmillan and Kennedy getting into car. M/S car moving away. L/S crowds at Hammersmith. L/S elevated as the car moves through Hammersmith.

    M/S crowds at Pimlico. L/S car drawing up in front of No.4. M/S Macmillan and Kennedy getting out of car. M/S car draws up bearing Lady Dorothy Macmillan and Mrs Kennedy. M/S Macmillan and Kennedy as Mrs Kennedy walks into picture and shakes hands with Macmillan. C/U Crowds. M/S the Kennedy's and Macmillan in the doorway waving. L/S exterior crowds outside the Admiralty. M/S Mrs Kennedy walking out of the Admiralty camera pans with her she shakes hands with Macmillan. M/S camera man. M/S the Kennedy's car pulling away. M/S signs reading "No Entry" and "No Parking" pan to L/S of crowds in "Buckingham Place".

    C/U nameplate "Buckingham Place". M/S Mr and Mrs Kennedy coming out of house on their way to the christening Mr Kennedy gets into car at 231. M/S children waving. M/S pan car moving away. L/S police holding back crowds. L/S car drawing up outside Westminster Cathedral crowds line the street. M/S Mr. Kennedy getting out of car and shaking hands with Canon Gordon Wheeler Mrs. Kennedy gets out of the car and is greeted by Wheeler.

    M/S crowd. M/S woman believed to Princess Radziwill (Jackie's sister) walking into the Cathedral followed by nurse who is carrying baby (Anna Christina who is to be christened). M/S Kennedy coming out of Cathedral. L/S Kennedy outside the Cathedral with crowds on the left of picture one photographer is perched upon another man's shoulders. M/S the Crowds with the Photographer still keeping his place. M/S woman walking out of Cathedral carrying the baby followed by Mrs Kennedy. L/S as the woman carrying the baby gets into the car. L/S crowd as the car moves off down the street through crowds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1726.14
    Media URN:
    53600
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:02:00 / 01:33:05:00
    Canister:
    61/46

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