• Short Summary

    Demonstrators in Tokyo protest against U.S. security pact, and Eisenhower visits Manila.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Turmoil and peace.

    Demonstrators protest about U.S. security pact and impending visit by President Dwight Eisenhower in Tokyo. Huge crowds turn out to welcome Eisenhower on his visit to Manila. Far East.

    Tokyo, Japan. L/S demonstrators outside Parliament building, they try and force the gates open. M/S young man shouting through megaphone. M/S as gates are taken off and carried away. Various shots as police battle with demonstrators. They try and turn over a police truck. M/S as police spray water from hoses on the demonstrators. M/S people running away. M/S as man walks along wiping water off his face. L/S of the crowds, people run from the police, scenes of general chaos as police turn on crowds.

    Intertitle - 'Manila' (The Philippines). L/S President Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower in car driving from airport at Manila through cheering crowd. L/S large banner with picture of Eisenhower on it with "We Love Ike" written above. L/S as procession is halted by cheering crowds, Eisenhower shrugs his shoulders in good-natured way and laughs. L/S arch across road which says in Filipino "Long Live Ike". Tracking shot of masses of Filipinos gathered in streets of Manila to cheer Ike on his drive. Elevated shot of procession making its way through the crowds. L/S street in Manila packed solid with people. Elevated shot of procession going through city under masses of falling ticker tape and confetti. Tracking shot of crowds cheering procession. M/S Eisenhower arriving at night at the Malacanang Palace. M/S as he walks towards camera and into palace.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:47:00 / 01:04:11:00

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