Walter Gifford, new US Ambassador to Britain, arrives in Southampton, Hampshire.
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New US Ambassador Walter Gifford arrives in Britain. Southampton, Hampshire.
LS Southampton docks. MS American flags flying from the terminal at Southampton docks. Various shots of the SS 'America' coming into Southampton docks at night. MS sound camera units. MS people waiting on quayside.
Various shots sound cameras. LS a steward walking down the gangplank followed by Mr and Mrs Gifford. Various shots Mr and Mrs Gifford posing on quayside. CU Mr Gifford speaking into microphone, his wife stands beside him. CU bouquet held by Mrs Gifford. CU as they start to move off. CU Gifford wearing large hat.
Various shots on dockside as passengers leave ship. LS Mr and Mrs Gifford walking along quay. MS as they take up their positions before microphones. Mr Gifford is officially welcomed. CU Gifford and wife, he speaks about peace. MS as party moves off and Gifford poses for cameramen.