FDR, Churchill and King Ibn Saud meet in Egypt after Yalta Conference
14Feb45 Color Shots of King Ibn-Saud w/ Col. William A Eddy (translator & US rep. to Saudi Arabia) on deck of destroyer USS Murphy (DD-603); coffee served, others of King’s party seen.
18:16:57 USS Murphy seen in Suez Canal from water & approaching Heavy Cruiser USS Quincy (CA-71).
Shot of USS Quincy w/ sailors lining rail; high shot from USS Murphy as Ibn Saud walks down gangway onto ship and forward.
18:17:54 Title card: “Transiting the Suez, en route Alexandria” Shots on board ship in canal, shadow on bank, sandy banks.
18:18:25 Title card: “Alexandria harbor” View past men at rail. USS Murphy (?) seen passing dhows & other small boats. President Roosevelt, Stettinius & other civilians in party posing.
18:19:03 Winston Churchill coming aboard (in shadow). USS Gleaves (DD-423) away from ship in harbor.
18:19:30 Title card: “Algiers”.
FDR(?) looking off ships rail with binoculars. Dock w/ logs, jeep and car. Shots of shoreline from ship (poor focus).
18:20:06 Title card: Westbound - Passing through the Straits of Gibraltar.”
Rock of Gibraltar behind three men. Other shots of Gibraltar and water w/ white caps and sun on waves. Escort ships.
18:20:48 B/W Ship’s chefs & mess crew display cakes w/ Happy Birthday FDR written in icing. Sailors hold cakes & pose.