• Short Summary

    American President in Paris to declare alliance between France and America, bound by NATO

  • Description

    Paris, France

    GV. Elysee Palace. LS. MS. President Coty coming out of the Elysee Palace. LS. MS. President Coty walking across grounds, and climbing into jet helicopter. Various shots of helicopter taking off and in flight, including travelling shots from helicopter of rooftops etc. MS. CU. Flags of various nations. LS. Helicopter on airfield. LS. Airport building at Orly surrounded by crowds. CU. John Foster Dulles, General Norstad and Montgomery with back to camera. CU. Field Marshal Montgomery. CU. Mr. Dulles and M. Spaak. LS. GV. Helicopter landing. LS. President Coty climbing out of helicopter. MS. President Coty, Foster Dulles and others. LS. Columbine lll arriving at Orly Airport. LS. Zoom in to general view of the Columbine. SV. CU. Dulles and Coty. CU. Nose of the Columbine zoom away to long shot. GV. Guard of Honour. LS. Plane zoom in to close up. LS. Crowd, sign in front reading "Welcome Ike". LS. President Eisenhower alighting from plane and being greeted. LS. Eisenhower being greeted by various personalities on Orly airfield. MS. Crowds, gendarme standing in front. Various shots of Eisenhower and Gaillard with others standing to attention listening to the French National Anthem, they then review the French Guard of Honour. LS. Airport bus. LS. MS. Eisenhower, Gaillard and other personalities reviewing Air Force Guard of Honour. LS. Zoom in to close up of review of Guard of Honour. Various shots of personalities walking to airport building. MS. M. Gaillard speaking. CU. Eisenhower speaking about France and Nato (nat. snd.). MS. Coty and Eisenhower, Gaillard shaking hands. Various long shots of Eisenhower, Gaillard, Coty and others walking across airfield. LS. GV. Of them walking towards cars, and of cars moving off. (F.G.)

    Note: Sound, only for speeches. Speech of Eisenhower clear and powerful in deliverance, outlining unison between France and The United States of America, nations in 'brotherhood' under NATO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:39:00 / 01:45:58:00
    UN 3034 A

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