• Short Summary

    The arrival of General Ridgway (C-in-C Nato Forces) in London disrupted by Communists.

  • Description

    London Airport.

    Under titles Lt. General Ridgway speaking into mike.

    LV. General Matthew B. Ridgway (Commander in Chief of Nato forces) and Mrs. Ridgway descending steps from aircraft and being greeted by Sir John Slessor (Chief of Air Staff).

    MV. Security Police running Communist agitator across airfield.

    SV. Sir John Slessor talking to Mrs. Ridgway. SCU. Towards and pan, General Ridgway accompanied by officer, walking across airfield. SV. Ridgway accompanied by officer, walking towards mikes. CU. Ridgway talking into mikes. SV. Good shot of pressman and cameramen.

    SV. Ridgway assisting Mrs. Ridgway into car. He steps back to shake hands with officials. Security policeman charges from behind Ridgway to prevent Communist agitator throwing leaflets. Policeman tackles agitator and brings him down. Other policeman assist. Voiceover says 'Dupes like these prove that Communism does not want peace and any lie will serve to sow distrust."

    SV. Towards and pan, Ridgway's Car leaving airport.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    18.09
    Media URN:
    27139
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:45:00 / 01:42:31:00
    Canister:
    52/57

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