• Short Summary

    Scenes 1 to 6 shows American Defence Secretary Neil McElroy being greeted by American Ambassador Villard on arrival at Geneva Airport May 20.

  • Description

    1.
    LV.Plane arriving.
    0.03

    2.
    LV.Swiss guards marching into positions.
    0.05

    3.
    SLV.Mr.MacElroy being greeted by Mr. Villard US Ambassador.
    0.09

    4.
    LV.Mrs. MacElroy and daughter down gangway and being greeted.
    0.16

    5.
    SV.Mr.MacElroy walks towards group of pressmen and microphones.
    0.21

    6.
    CU.Mr. MacElroy answering questions being put by pressmen.
    0.27

    7.
    LV.ITN.Guests assembling for Mrs.Herther's tea party.
    0.30

    8.
    SCU.Mrs. Herther greeting guests.
    0.33

    9.
    LV.Mrs.Herther and Mrs. Villard greet guests.
    0.38

    10.
    SV.Guests being greeted.
    0.42

    11.
    SCU.Mrs. Herther greeting guests.
    0.46

    12.
    STV.Guests standing a round.
    0.49

    13.
    SV.Mrs. Herther greeting guests.
    0.52

    14.
    FULL CU.Mrs. Herther ditto.
    0.54

    15.
    SV.PAN.Waiter walks with tea tray to guests seated at table.
    0.58

    16.
    LV.Guests seated at tea party.
    1.02



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Scenes 1 to 6 shows American Defence Secretary Neil McElroy being greeted by American Ambassador Villard on arrival at Geneva Airport May 20. He was accompanied by Mrs McElroy and their daughter. During an interview at the airport Mr. McElroy - in Geneva to aid Mr. Herther in the East-West Foreign Minister's negotiation - said he did not expect trouble on May 27 the date limit set by Khruschev for the Big Three to leave Berlin.

    Mrs. Herther afterwards gave a tea party for wives of delegates attending the conferences, and members of Geneva's society. Mrs. Villard assisted and introduced her.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAMXYJXA6IG4QV7YK0S682NJ14
    Media URN:
    VLVAMXYJXA6IG4QV7YK0S682NJ14
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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