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Vietnam - Pointer to Peace?

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1909
Date Released
3 Jan 1966
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Unity Theme of Anniversary
  2. 2Vietnam - Pointer to Peace?
  3. 3More Darn Cats!
  4. 4Aussies Clinch Davis Cup

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Pointer to Peace - B&W (Uss Enterprise). DESCRIPTION: The American Carrier Enterprise, largest warship in the world, has been operating in the China Sea, until President Lyndon B Johnson ordered a cease fire on Christmas eve. Now the Viet Cong also offer a similar truce to the South Vietnamese - a cease fire during the Vietnamese New Year in January. The vital question is:- Do these two gestures hold out a real hope for peace? SHOTLIST: GV flight deck of a US aircraft carrier. MS aircraft being towed onto catapult. TS flight deck personnel arming the aircraft. TS aircraft standing on flight deck. MS ditto. MS personnel arming bomb. MCU ditto. TS aircraft takes off from carrier. TS another ditto. Pan another ditto. Pan another ditto. Pan another ditto. Pan another ditto. Pan another ditto. CU flashing lamp on flight deck. Ground to air aircraft flies over carrier. TS pan aircraft lands on carrier. TS pan another ditto. TS pan ditto. TS pan ditto. TS pan ditto.
Keywords
Navy; Military
Locations
Vietnam
Footage sources
France
Card file number
90616
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
114
Story extras:

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