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1951 - MacArthur Comes Home

Reel Number: 221715-05

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1951

Country: Japan,USA

Location: California,DC,New York City,NYC,San Francisco,Tokyo,Washington

TC Begins: 14:24:49

TC Ends: 14:30:46

Duration: 00:05:57

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk MacArthur Comes Home 14:25:04 Tokyo. US MP guards outside Command HQ; Japanese people line street, cheer as MacArthur arrives for last time. 14:25:26 LS four engine plane arrives, General Ridgway off plane; MCU, arriving to take over as Supreme Commander. Gen. van Fleet arrives en route to Korea to succeed Ridgway as 8th Army Commander. 14:25:50 Departure ceremony for MacArthur & wife - say farewells to crowds at airport. Military airplane The Bataan ? taxiiing. 14:26:12 MacArthur arrives in San Francisco - VO says first time in US since 1935. Ticker tape parade next morning - MacArthur in open top car w/ Mayor Robinson & Governor Warren - crowded streets. 14:26:49 Washington DC & MacArthur motorcade arrives outside Capitol. Standing ovation as MacArthur enters to address Joint Session of Congress. Standing ovation. 14:27:11 MCU “I am closing my 52 years of military service applause. When I joined the Army, even before the turn of the Century, it was the fulfilment of all my boyish hopes & dreams. The world has turned over many times since I took the oath on the plain at West Point, & the hopes & dreams have long since vanished...old soldiers never die, they just fade away...I now close my military career & just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty...” Standing ovation. 14:28:49 MacArthur in motorcade on Pennsylvania Avenue w/ wife Jeane-Marie & son Arthur. Crowds at Washington Monument. 14:29:12 Ticker-tape parade thru New York City w/ good views of MacArthur in motorcade, crowds on tenement balconies - air filled w/ streamers, ticker tape etc. Office workers empty waste paper & confetti out of windows. MCU Arthur MacArthur waving from car; view from moving camera. VERY GOOD. Korean War; US Occupation of Japan; WWII Hero; Military Career Ending; Five Star General Recalled; Memorable Speeches; 1951; WW2; Cold War; NOTE: Any continuous minute sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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