Star Item
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'Eisenhower Visits Korea' - 52/100.

    Mute version of Newsreel Story - first shot not superimposed.

    Seoul, South Korea.

    Crowd of people move under arch with sign that reads "Strengthen Republic of Korea".

    Crowds with flags and banners. CU one banner painted with picture of American President-elect Dwight D Eisenhower 'Ike'. Various shots of crowds.

    Exterior of building with crowd below. A banner hangs from the building - 'Welcome President Elect Eisenhower - Drive Away The Chinese Reds!' SV of Dr Syngman Rhee, President of the Korean Republic, speaking from balcony. Crowds wave flags and cheer.

    Aerial views over Korean mountains. Troops salute. SV. Ice leaves Plane and being greeted by Major General Pollock. & SCU. General Mark Clark (United Nations 'UN' Commander in Korea) is also there to greet him. Ice is wearing cold weather combat gear. He meets several soldiers. His son, John Eisenhower is shown with him in one shot. South Korean soldiers are inspected by Eisenhower. British soldiers march past Eisenhower. French troops and then Commonwealth troops march past. Major General West chats with Eisenhower (It is very cold - their breath is freezing in the air.)

    SV. Ice / Syngman Rhee and officers watching demonstration. CU. Ice chats to Rhee and looking through glasses. LV. Smoke on hillside. SV. Rhee present South Korean Flag to Ice.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:36:00 / 01:26:40:00
    52/100 B (Selected Originals)
    Sort Number:
    52/100 B
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    Korean War in the snow French in Korea
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment