• Short Summary

    American President John F. Kennedy visits Ireland.

  • Description

    Republic of Ireland (Southern Ireland, Eire).

    GV. US President Kennedy's plane taxis to a halt. SV. 'Dublin Airport' sign. GV. The American President John F. Kennedy walks down the steps and is greeted by President of Republic of Ireland Mr Eamon de Valera. GV. Crowd. GV. President Kennedy walks forward to inspect guard of honour. LV. Pan, Kennedy walks forward to inspect guard of honour. SV. Press cameramen. LV. Guard of Honour presents arms. GV. Everybody standing while salute is fired and American anthem is played. LV. & GV. Gun fires. LV. & SV. Guard of Honour. GV. & LV. Pan, President inspects Guard of Honour. CU. Guard of Honour. SV. President inspecting - two shots. GV. & SV. President de Valera making speech of welcome. SV. & LV. President Kennedy listening. LV. Crowd applauding. SV. Pan, President Kennedy walks towards his car. GV. Escort of motorcycle police lined up.

    Top shot, the two Presidents sitting in car. LV. Crowd waving. GV. The car drives away from the airport. GV. Crowds in O'Connell Street, Dublin. CU. Banner "Welcome Home J.F.K." SV. Man selling Kennedy badges. SV. Kennedy badges. SV. Big picture of President in shop window. CU. Man looking through binoculars. SV. Boys up tree. GV. The motorcade headed by the motorcycle police come towards camera. LV. Pan, President Kennedy standing in car waving to crowds. GV. The motorcade goes away from camera. GV. Crowds running in the road. LV. Crowds standing on statue.

    GV. Crescent quay in Wexford. GV. President Kennedy arrives at Dunganstown, site of the Kennedy homestead. LV. He is led to tea table and Mrs Mary Ryan, President's second cousin, pours him a cup of tea. GV. Guests gathered round. SV. Mrs Ryan hands the President the tea. SV. Police holding crowds back. LV. President Kennedy is handed a sandwich.

    LV. Press photographers. SV. President Kennedy standing with Irish relatives. LV. Official standing near the President's helicopter. SV. & LV. President Kennedy shaking hands with people as he leaves. GV. Crowds around his helicopter. SV. President gets into the helicopter and waves to the crowd. GV. Hatch in helicopter closes. GV. Crowd. GV. The helicopter takes off.

    GV. Crowds looking from windows with a sign "Welcome Home Mr President" at Wexford. GV. The President arriving amidst massed crowds. SV. Crowds waving. GV. Crowds waving, pan to the President being greeted by Chairman of New Ross Council. SV. President waves to the crowds. GV. Massed crowds. SV. The Chairman presents President with casket. SV. Press photographers. LV. President is presented with scroll. SV. Ceili band playing. CU. Girl in band playing spoons. SV. Crowd. GV. Pan, the President leaves New Ross in his car followed by car load of FBI men.

    GV. Pan, guests gathered for garden party given by President and Mrs de Valera. SV. & CU. Film star June Thorburn. GV. Crowds of guests gathered round President Kennedy in the garden. CU. President Kennedy and President de Valera in the crowd. GV. Crowds around them. SCU. President Kennedy. GV. The crowds around the President.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:23:00 / 01:21:05:00

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