• Short Summary

    President Eisenhower enjoys relaxing holiday with Marquis of Ailsa at Culzean Castle.

  • Description

    Title reads: "President Relaxes".


    Various shots Culzean Castle and grounds in Ayrshire. M/S groundsman sweeping lawns. G/V press awaiting arrival of President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) at castle. Panning shot Eisenhower arriving in his Rolls Royce car USA 1. President gets out and shakes hands. C/U Eisenhower talking to personalities - Marquis of Ailsa, Brigadier Sir James Gault, Provost John Dunlop of Maybole and the Earl of Wemyss. Angle shot, tower of castle. C/U Eisenhower talking to officials. L/S crowds and press around castle entrance. G/V castle and grounds.

    G/V rugged Ayrshire coast. G/V Turnberry Golf Club. Various shots of Eisenhower playing golf with Mr. W. Alton Jones and Mr. William E. Robinson, both New York business executives. Eisenhower has trouble putting the ball and shakes his head in frustration. Large crowds watch the game.

    G/V grounds and Culzean Castle. Various shots President riding in a pony and trap with the Marquis and Marchioness of Ailsa and their three year old son Lord Charles. (and LV.) G/V village and church. C/U photographer up tree. Panning shot Eisenhower arriving in car with American Ambassador. G/V crowds around church at Kirkoswald. Panning shot Scottish children, some in kilts, arriving for the church service. L/S church. M/S people watching. M/S president with the American Ambassador leaving the church. President shakes hands with the vicar and steps into car. President sits down in car. C/U sprig of heather on bonnet of car. C/U woman watching. Panning shot President's car leaving the church with American Ambassador, pan as car goes down country lane.

    Note: press release from National Trust about Culzean Castle on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:53:00 / 01:29:42:00

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