• Short Summary

    Eisenhower arrives at London airport and visits Queen at Balmoral.

  • Description

    Title reads: "We All Like Ike".

    L/S jet passenger plane taxiing at London Airport. M/S Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd and American Ambassador J. H. Whitney. L/S American President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) coming down steps of plane to meet PM and other VIPs. Military officer escorts him to rostrum. C/U Pathe cameraman Ced Baynes behind camera. President gives speech (natural sound) about Anglo-American friendship (transcription in paperwork). Macmillan next to him. President and Prime Minister get into Rolls Royce convertible. Car's number plate is "USA 1".

    Presidential cavalcade with motorcycle escort drives through city, going into Grosvenor Square. Angle shot: President Roosevelt (FDR) statue. G/V American Ambassador's residence Winfield House. C/U Ambassador's wife, Mrs. Whitney. Car draws up outside the house. British and American Foreign Secretaries enter. Ambassador's wife, President, Prime Minister and Ambassador pose for photographs before going inside. Several seconds spacing follow.

    Comet plane of (RAF) Royal Air Force Transport Command lands at Dyce Airport, Scotland. Eisenhower disembarks and is greeted by Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). Eisenhower's son Major John Eisenhower shakes hands with Duke. Duke and Eisenhower get into car.

    Balmoral Castle, Scotland. Various shots Guard of Honour Royal Highland Fusiliers in front of castle. Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret in foreground. Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) and President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) get out of car outside castle. Queen and Princess Margaret shakes hands with Eisenhower. Various shot Queen and President inspecting Guards, President salutes Major Stewart. Eisenhower, the Queen, Prince Philip, and Princess Margaret walks towards the gates of Balmoral.

    Various shots President, the Queen, Major John Eisenhower (Ike's son), President's doctor Major General Howard Snyder, Princess Anne (Princess Royal) and Prince Charles (Prince of Wales) outside castle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1591.35
    Media URN:
    51180
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:09:00 / 01:50:43:00
    Canister:
    59/70

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