• Short Summary

    General MacArthur comes back home to America.

  • Description

    San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA). 1951?

    GV. Crowd waving. GV. General Douglas MacArthur, former Allied Supreme Commander in the Pacific, alighting from plane. SV. Crowd cheering. CU. Flag - "Hi, Mac". SV. General MacArthur stepping onto American soil - the first time for many years. SV. Crowd. SV. MacArthur walking through crowd - two shots. SV. General MacArthur driving away. GV. General MacArthur driving through San Francisco streets with Governor Warren and Mr Robinson, Mayor of San Francisco - two shots. SV. 'Welcome Home' sign on theatre. AS. Ticker tape falling from building. GV. Procession. SV. Crowd. SV. Mrs MacArthur and son driving behind. SV. Type waving on traffic signal. CU. MacArthur GV. Procession - two shots. GV. Crowd before Citadel. SV. General arriving on platform. SV. Mrs MacArthur and son Arthur arriving on platform. SV. General MacArthur speaking (natural sound). GV. Crowd. SV. General stating that he did not intend to enter politics. SV. Crowd. SV. General saying that the only politics he knows is 'God Bless America'. LV. Leaving platform. GV. Massed crowd. SV. MacArthur arriving at airport. CU. Pan, walking to plane. SV. General MacArthur and family waving from plane.

    GV. Massed crowd before City Hall - three shots. LV. General MacArthur saluting from dais - two shots. GV. Crowd. LV. General MacArthur speaking. SV. Crowd.

    Note: American voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2018.21
    Media URN:
    74055
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:14:00 / 01:45:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 2521 A

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