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  • Short Summary

    President Eisenhower with Chiang Kai Shek in Taiwan.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) in Taiwan (Formosa).

    Various shots motorcade travelling down a crowd lined street, Eisenhower waves from back of car. MS Formosan Army band playing, pan to show soldiers waving small Stars and Stripes flags. Various crowd shots including schoolchildren. Various shots girls in traditional dress performing dance, cut-in shots of band. MS crowd. MS two children perform traditional dance. More shots, Eisenhower's drive through crowded streets.

    LS large building with crowds of people on the roof. LS US Marines helicopter arriving and Eisenhower alighting. LS President of Nationalist China, Chiang Kai Shek, greeting Eisenhower. Chiang Kai Shek and Eisenhower together meet army VIPs. Chiang Kai Shek and Eisenhower on dais. Various shots as Eisenhower and Chiang Kai Shek inspect guard of honour. Various shots as Eisenhower lays wreath on memorial. CU Eisenhower with his hat over his heart. Various shots, Eisenhower leaving memorial. Various shots, as Eisenhower's car leaves.

    Various shots of massed crowds assembled to hear Eisenhower speak, they surge forward and police try to hold them back. Various shots of Eisenhower on dais as he speaks. Various shots Eisenhower on platform speaking. Overhead panning shot of massed crowds.

    Date on dope sheet is 20/06/1960.

    NB: poor quality at start - scratches on film + shaky camerawork. Spacing between some shots.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:25:00 / 01:28:56:00
    UN 3368 A

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