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1952 - King of Iraq - World Cruise Aug52

Reel Number: 200539-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1952

Country: Iraq,USA

Location: California,San Diego

TC Begins: 13:00:00

TC Ends: 13:09:45

Duration: 00:09:45

[1952 - King of Iraq - World Cruise - Aug52] Greyhound bus pulling into terminus / depot. King Faisal of Iraq & party out of bus, greeted. Party board admiral’s motor launch - tourists / sightseers. King and party leave launch - speak w/ naval officer. Royal party into Cadillac and away. 13:02:15 Royal party walk down gangplank to waiting barge at dockside. Interior, king seated. Luggage taken aboard. Launch underway. Shots superstructure of Aircraft carrier USS Oriskany (CV-34) - cuts Royal party on dock - in car. 13:04:16 Royal party piped aboard Oriskany (dark). King & Admiral Martin looking at F-9F (?) planes on deck of ship - King talks w/ pilot. Pilot into cockpit. King using telescope. Helicopter landing on deck of Oriskany - King using cine-camera / movie camera. 13;07:34 King & two naval officers on bridge. Top shot as royal party leave Oriskany by barge. 13:08:40 Greyhound bus over bridge. Royal party down gangplank - enter barge. Good shots Barge flying Iraq and US flags as it ferries King to ship. King Faisal walks up ladder to deck of ship Royalty; 1950s; Military Diplomacy;

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