• Short Summary

    Good biographical story about US Republican Presidential Candidate Dwight D Eisenhower.

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    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "The Eisenhower Story. American voiceovered newsreel material.
    "The motion picture industry in the public interest, presents a special feature: 'The Eisenhower Story', first of two special features on the coming election. Our next issue will present 'The Stevenson Story'."

    United States of America (USA).

    CU Dwight D Eisenhower in cap and gown speaking into microphone. CU Ike bare headed. GV Birthplace of Eisenhower, General Eisenhower at gate. MS Various shots of interiors of Eisenhower's home and photographs. GV Parade at West Point. CU Map of the Mediterranean area. CU ack-ack gunners. CU Eisenhower in tropical uniform. CU Eisenhower shaking hands with Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) during wartime. MS Eisenhower pointing to War operations Map. MS Inspecting group. LS Troops wading ashore on D-Day. MS Various shots, Marshal Keitel, signing surrender. CU Eisenhower speaking"..... United Nations will gratefully remember Tedder, Montgomery Spaatz, Bradley, de Lattre, Crerar and many others. but all these will agree with me in the selection of truly heroic figure of this War - he is GI Joe." LV Received in Paris, France. LS Receives Freedom of London. CU With Winston Churchill. LS Welcomed in New York speaks to crowd, says. "New York simply can't do this to a Kansas farmer boy, and keep its reputation for sophistication. CU Eisenhower with battle weary GI's in Florida. MS Eisenhower with daughter in law and grandchild. CU Eisenhower smiling. GV Reception at Columbia University, Eisenhower speaking says:- "In today's struggle, no free man, no free institution, can be neutral, all must be joined in a common profession - that of Democratic citizenship" GV Flags of the United Nations. MS Eisenhower at conference. MS Eisenhower inspecting troops of SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe). CU Speaking with German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. CU Robert Schumann. CU Seated at desk, "We here at SHAPE, representatives of many nations, work day by day, constantly, with these intricate and difficult problems We require faith, self-confidence, devotion, tenacity - always tenacity". Various shots of demonstration for Eisenhower at New Hampshire. CU Newspaper headlines calling for Ike to run in elections CU Eisenhower with Senator Cabot Lodge. MS Ike and Mamie Eisenhower speaking to Lord Louis Mountbatten. GV's of his farewell with SHAPE, speaking says: "Comrades in arms and my friends. The Uniformed services of the United States are far too deeply imbedded in my heart for me ever to say a final goodbye, I hope you will allow me to say "Until we meet again". GV's of Ike returns to his home. CU Ike speaking says: " Ladies and Gentlemen - I believe we can have peace with honour - reasonable security with national solvency. I believe in the future of the United States of America". GV The Republican Party's Convention, Eisenhower accepts leadership of the Party and is shown with Richard Nixon. Various shots of Eisenhower cooking breakfast and entertaining guests at his vacation retreat. Various shots of Major John Eisenhower kissing family goodbye. CU Eisenhower seated at table, says: "A soldier learns as a nation must learn that integrity backed by strength is the only sure way to lasting peace. Our country's destiny, to my mind, is to serve mankind through leadership in the arts of peace. If we believe in our own system, if we allow no taint of false doctrine to confuse it, If we practise what we preach, If we provide upright leadership, we can help show the world the folly of war. With all the strength I can command and the devotion I hold for my country, I pledge myself to this objective."

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/10/1952.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:52:00 / 01:45:22:00
    UN 2481 B

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