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    Tokyo, Japan: GV Military H.Q. in Tokyo. SV M.P's holding back crowd. SCU Ditto. LV Car pulling up. SCU MacArthur out of car. CU Photographer. GV Mac walks into building. SV Plane taxiing in at Tokyo Haneda airport. SV Lt. Gen.James Van Fleet down steps of plane with officers. SBV Reporters around Van Fleet. CU Van Fleet.


    SV General Ridgway down steps of plane. STV Crowd around Ridgway. CU Ridgway. STV Pan Ridgway's car driving off.


    GV Crowds gathered on airport in Tokyo for Mac's departure. Closer View: Ditto. LV General's car arrives at airport. SCU American Marines present arms. BV Mac talking salute. LV Mac wishing farewell to Japs. SV Mac wishing farewell to Japs.



    GV Mac arriving at Tokyo airport, through guard of honour, aircraft in b-g. Closer V. Mac in car. SCU General ridgway and officers. SCU Mac and wife out of car. SCU General Ridgway shaking hands with mac, both walk towards saluting base. GV Mac taking salute, guns firing in b-g. Closer V. Ditto. Pan shot; Crowd. SV Mac shaking hands with Capt. of guard of honour. GV Crowds round aircraft. Angle View: Mac and wife waving from aircraft. GV Guard of honour. Pan shot aircraft flying away.

    U.S.A.: MACARTHUR GETS HERO'S WELCOME. Washington: Midnight arrival in U.S. capital is cheered is cheered by 12,000 on airport. GOOD SCENES SHOW DEPARTURE FROM TOKYO. Washington D.C., U.S.A. LV Mac, wife and son down plane steps at night from plane. SV Ditto. CU Photographers crash-helmeted. STV Mac greeting Secretary Marshall. SCU Mac greets Bradley. STV V.I.P.'s beginning to surround Mac. CU Mac surrounded by pressmen. GTV Huge crowd around Mac. SCU Officer trying to protect Mrs. Mac and boy in dense crowd. SCU Mac through crowd. GTV Crowd around Mac - photographers in f-g. SCU Mac and family hustled in crowd.

    U.S.A.: MacArthur GETS HERO'S WELCOME. San Francisco: Half-a-million acclaim returning General on drive through city. San Francisco, California, U.S.A. GTV Mass crowd watching MacArthur procession down main street. TV Ditto. SV Mac Arthur in car. CU Police handling crowd. Another shot: Ditto. TV Procession. STV Procession. SV (Front) Motor hike police in front of procession. SV Pan General in car waving to crowd. SCU Crowed following waving flags. STV Mrs. MacArthur and her son. Angle shot: Pan down paper and streamers falling on procession. SV Ditto. Another shot ditto: CU Mac in car waves to crowd.

    GOOD SCENES: GTV San Francisco, bridge in b-g. TV Press photographers and newsreel cameramen waiting for Mac. CU American Military policeman. SCU Korean girl with bouquet. LV Mac's aircraft moving along tarmac at San Francisco at night. SCU Photographers. Closer V. Mac and family leaving aircraft at night. SCU Mrs. MacArthur shaking hands with Gov. Warren. SCU Mac shakes hands with Gov. Warren. GV Mac at mike. SCU Mac at mike speaking: (nat. sd.)

    SOUND EFFECTS. SCU Mac at mike speaking: "For long, long dreary years Mrs. MacArthur and myself have talked and thought about this moment. But now that it has come, the marvellous hospitality and the wonderful reception that this great city has given us has made it seem even more delightful than we had anticipated. Thanks, we'll not forget." (Applause and cheers.)

    GOOD SCENES: GTV Overlooking San Francisco, bridge can be seen in b-g. GTV Another angle, San Francisco. GTV San Francisco showing skyscrapers. Shot through window showing buildings and very tall skyscraper. GTV San Francisco showing buildings shot through window. GTV S.F. bridge in b-g.

    Personalities - Armed Forces; United States of America; Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)


    San Francisco

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