• Short Summary

    American astronaut John Glenn is honoured by the President Kennedy.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    US Army plane bringing astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John Glenn at airport. MS. General activity before his arrival, press and TV cameras getting ready. LS. Plane at standstill with Guard of Honour lined up alongside. MS. Three young children holding sign saying "Glenn Welcome Back to Earth". MS. Glenn and his wife leave aeroplane. Various shots of Glenn in open car passing the crowds at airport and driving through crowd lined street of cheering and waving people. MS. Glenn in uniform stands by his space capsule, Friendship Seven. MS. Glenn stands by his space capsule. Various shots as American President John F. Kennedy and Glenn on dais. President Kennedy makes speech on how great John Glenn's flight was and presents him with medal - natural sound. MS. President Kennedy presents John Glenn with the "National Aeronautic and Space Administrative Distinguished Service Medal". MS. John Glenn makes a speech - natural sound.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 01/02/1962. Natural sound in the second part of the item with President Kennedy.

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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:
    01:16:13:00 / 01:20:42:00
    UN 3596 B

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