• Short Summary

    General Douglas MacArthur leaves Tokyo to go home to America.

  • Description

    Tokyo, Japan & San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA).

    Tokyo. GV. Troops lined up at Haneda airport, Tokyo. GV. American and Japanese personalities and troops lined up awaiting for arrival of General Douglas MacArthur. SV. Japanese dignitaries waiting. GV. Elevated, General MacArthur's house. SV. Towards and pan, Emperor Hirohito arriving by car and driving to gate. SV. Japanese crowd. SCU. Pan, Emperor Hirohito arriving. CU. Sentry presenting arms. GV. Towards, procession on way to airport, pan with General MacArthur's car. SV. Children waving American and Japanese flags. LV. Troops and dignitaries on airport waiting for General MacArthur's arrival. SCU. Lieutenant General Matthew Ridgway. LV. Towards, General MacArthur driving down line of troops. SV. Motorcycle escort passing camera. SV. US Marines presenting arms. LV. General MacArthur and family alighting from car. SV. Officers saluting. LV. Guns firing salute. SV. Pan, General MacArthur walking between dignitaries. GV. Guard of Honour. SV. General MacArthur shaking hands with Japanese dignitaries. SV. Mrs MacArthur waiting by plane. SV. MacArthur shaking hands with officer of Guard of Honour. Pan as he walks towards plane. CU. Japanese woman waving. SV. General MacArthur and wife waving from top of plane's steps. SV. Japanese on airfield waving, & SV. SV. Pan, Bataan plane airborne.

    San Francisco. SV. Newsreel cameramen at San Francisco airport - two shots, night. LV. Bataan taxiing in, & SV. SV. People waving. LV. & SV. General MacArthur and wife walking down steps from plane, flashes of the cameras. LV. General MacArthur and wife walking down steps from plane and being greeted. SV. Pressmen. LV. Towards, General MacArthur and family, (Mrs MacArthur and son Arthur) walking from aircraft - several shots.

    GV. Crowds on streets - daytime. Angle shot, people watching from skyscraper. LV. Towards, General MacArthur's car driving down crowd lined street. SV. General MacArthur waving from car. CU. General MacArthur seated in car. GV. Between skyscrapers, pan down to travel shot, back view of procession. SV. People waving flags. SV. General MacArthur and dignitaries in car. SV. Man waving from top of traffic light. Angle shot, streamer hanging from skyscraper, pan down to general view of procession. SV. Pan, General MacArthur in car. GV. Procession. GV. Nearer shot of procession. SV. Towards, General MacArthur in car, waving.

    (Dupe.Neg. & F.G.) (Orig.A.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:01:00 / 01:24:15:00

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