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    Material relating to newsreel story "Churchill Visits Truman" - 53/5.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Churchill Visits Truman" 53/5.

    Material for newsreel story - extra shots - sound very poor - Neg. sound

    Washington DC, United States of America.

    LV. Exterior, White House. SV. Pressmen outside White House. SV. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and retiring American President Harry S. Truman walk from White House and shake hands. (2 shots). SV. Churchill and Truman walking into library of British Embassy. SV. Churchill and Truman seated. (2 shots). SV. Churchill's car arriving at airport. CU. Churchill at airport. CU. Churchill at airport. LV. Plane taxiing. SV. Dean Acheson (US Secretary of State) waiting at airport. SV. Churchill alighting. CU Acheson greeting Churchill. CU.SV. Churchill walking away from plane. SV. Cameras inside Terminal building. SV.LV. Churchill walks in front of microphone. NATURAL SOUND: "I am pleased to say we have had a very pleasant voyage- nothing to see but cloud, and descended exactly on the desired spot, with a perfect landing. I am very glad to meet again my two old friends and comrades, Mr. Acheson and I must call him Averell Harriman. I hope to see a good many more friends before I start away tomorrow, and pay my respects to President Truman, with whom I have worked a good deal, both in and out of office. Thank you very much."


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    Selected originals
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    01:18:15:00 / 01:21:09:00
    53/5 K (Selected Originals)

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