• Short Summary

    Field Marshall Montgomery visits West Point Military academy in New York.

  • Description

    West Point Army Academy, New York & Washington D. C., United States of America (USA).

    Close up shot of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) speaking into mike - poor sound quality. Monty, General Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) and General Omar Bradley in front of mike. Monty continues talking - poor sound quality. Plane landing at airfield. Monty leaving plane and the three are surrounded by dignitaries and press.

    Monty arriving to White House in car. Several shots of Monty with American President Harry Truman posing on the steps of the White House. More shots of the two men chatting, press taking photographs, they shake hands several times. Press around White House interviewing the two men. Monty and the President talking to press and walking into house.

    Various shots of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery inspecting a guard of honour of West Point cadets, who are in full dress uniform on the airfield. CU. Montgomery standing on the steps of West Point addressing the cadets - natural sound. He is saying that this is his first visit to USA and since he is a soldier it is his honour to be at West Point and address the cadets.

    Lavender & Combined.

    Information found in the old record - Cuts of 46/75. Natural sound - poor quality.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2345.05
    Media URN:
    75248
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:48:00 / 01:24:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 1560 A

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