• Short Summary

    Eisenhower at Downing St., Ellesborough, St. Paul's and at American Embassy.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Goodbye, Ike".

    L/S Rolls Royce car drawing up outside No. 10 Downing St, London, containing President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) and Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. M/S crowds. C/U Macmillan and Eisenhower walking towards No. 10., both look very happy. M/S crowds. Various C/Us political personalities arriving at No. 10: Lord Attlee (Clement Attlee), Home Secretary Rab Butler, Sir David Eccles, Harold Wilson, Selwyn Lloyd and Sir Winston Churchill with Sir Anthony Eden.

    Exterior shot church of St. Peter and St. Paul at Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire. C/U flag flying from church tower. L/S Eisenhower coming out of church with Reverend White. M/S press photographer taking picture from window in thatched cottage. G/V thatched cottage, pan down to crowds. Eisenhower shakes hands with vicar, behind him is Macmillan. President shakes hands with other church dignitaries and gets into car with Macmillan. Crowds surround the car as it slowly drives away.

    G/V St. Paul's Cathedral, London. Interior: Eisenhower on tour with Bishop of London Dr Wand and others. Low angle shot looking up at the carved roof, pan down to Cross on altar. Various shots American Memorial. Eisenhower and Dr. Wand walk past. We see Eisenhower looking at relief carving of himself, the memorial chapel, the commemorative inscription and stained glass window. Eisenhower walks over with Lord Baillieu, executive of the Chapel Fund, to look at the Roll of Honour containing names of American war dead. C/U page of Roll of Honour.

    G/V crowds outside Winfield House (London) and cars entering. C/U plaque on post "United States of America Embassy residence". Various shots dignitaries arriving: Lord Ismay, Lord Tedder, Lord Alexander (Earl Harold Alexander of Tunis) and Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery (General Bernard Montgomery, Monty) arriving.

    Interior: Portrait of George Washington. M/S group of Army chiefs and other WW2 personalities assembling round settee. Seated on settee from left to right; Sir Winston Churchill, President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) and Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. C/U Eisenhower chatting to Macmillan, pan to close up of Churchill. G/V Lord Alexander takes his place on the settee between Eisenhower and Macmillan. C/U Eisenhower laughing, pan to Lord Alexander. Panning shot chiefs round settee, Lord Alanbrooke (Alan Brooke) walks in front of settee to sit on the arm next to Churchill. C/U Lord Alanbrooke with Monty in background. C/U Churchill smiling seated on settee. M/S group assembled round settee.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:26:00 / 01:06:24:00

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