• Short Summary

    Lt. Gen. Ridgway meets colleagues in Korea and Japan while Eisenhower arrives in London.

  • Description

    SV. Lt. General Matthew B. Ridgway, General Mark Clark (United Nations Commander), Admiral Joy and General Van Fleet (Ex-Commander in Chief 8th Army in Korea) posing. CU. Joy, Van Fleet, Ridgway, Clark. SV. Joy and Ridgway walking from airfield.

    Tokyo, Japan.
    MV. Ridgway alighting from car and walking into his H.Q. at Da Ichi Building, Tokyo. CU. Guard saluting. SV. General Clark and Lt. General Ridgway seated at table, shaking hands, before mikes. CU. Ridgway. SV. Clark and Ridgway seated at table. Ridgway says.. NATURAL SOUND: "In a matter of hours I shall turn over my command in the Far East, both the United Nations command and the United States Far Eastern Military establishment, to my successor, General Clark."

    London Airport.
    GV. Ike's plane taxiing in. SV. Lieutenant-General Sir Ian Jacob (Chief of Staff to the Defence Minister) awaiting General Dwight D. Eisenhower. SV. Mrs. Mamie Eisenhower pushes Ike ahead down steps. SV. Ike and Mrs. Eisenhower walking down plane steps. SV. Crowd around Ike. SCU. Ike being greeted. SCU. Smiling Ike and wife. SV. Ike walking up to microphones. (lead in for voice). SV. News cameramen (lead in for voice). SV. Ike says.. NATURAL SOUND: "It is wonderful, of course, to come back to Britain to meet so many of my old friends and associates of World War Two. Mrs. Eisenhower and I have been paying a series of visits to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) capitals. This one, of course, is to London where we expect to meet many defence officials and, of government, to enjoy a day or two in this great city." SV. News cameramen. SCU. "We will be leaving tomorrow afternoon and that time I promise you I will have more than just a word of greeting..." Ike waves to crowd. STV. Ike walking to car. SCU. Ike getting into car.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:59:00 / 01:59:55:00

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