• Description

    San Francisco & Washington DC (USA). 1951?

    GV. Crowds gathered in San Francisco - two shots. SV. General Douglas MacArthur, former Allied Supreme Commander in the Pacific, arriving and driving between crowds and alighting from car - two shots. LV. General MacArthur mounting rostrum with Governor Earl Warren. SV. Governor Earl Warren addressing crowd - two shots. GV. General MacArthur being introduced to crowd, amidst terrific cheers - three shots. SV. General MacArthur saying (natural sound): "I cannot tell you what it means to be home. I am glad to be amongst American people after all these years" - sound distorted and hardly heard. Applause. SV. Crowd waving. SV. MacArthur waving from plane before leaving for Washington. SV. Plane taxiing off.

    SV. Pressmen wearing football helmets on Washington Airport at night - three shots. SV. General MacArthur pushing way through crowd at Washington Airport.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:47:00 / 01:50:34:00
    UN 2521 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 2521 C
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    picks 1950s San Francisco 1950s Washington DC
  • Stills

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