• Short Summary

    Anthony Eden visits Washington during his period out of office.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "Trippers. Edens unofficially visit Washington." American voiceover.

    Washington DC, United States of America.

    British politician Anthony Eden gets off a train at a railway station. He is accompanied by his wife (his first one). The couple get into a car.

    Shots of the Edens visiting the statue in the Lincoln memorial.

    They visit Mount Vernon with their hostess Lady Lindsay (wife of the British Ambassador). CU Mrs Eden.

    Anthony Eden visits the White House with Sumner Wells. Women wave as Eden goes in.

    Shots of Eden giving speech at dinner. He speaks about the dangerous future facing the world.

    N.B. This 'unofficial' visit took place during Eden's period out of office between 1938 and 1940.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    584.11
    Media URN:
    58996
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:34:00 / 01:25:21:00
    Canister:
    UN 149 E

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