Summary

Footage Information

Sherman Grinberg
Paramount
D-6984
SR005161_01_01.mov
7/16/1955
US, French, British and Soviet leaders arrive in Switzerland for the 1955 Geneva Summit at the Palace of Nations
Title card: "The Summit Parley…Big Four Meet at Geneva" / photos of US President Dwight D Eisenhower (top left), British Prime Minister Anthony Eden (top right), French Prime Minister Edgar Faure (bottom left) and Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin (bottom right) / MS Swiss flag flying by body of water / VS EXT United Nations Geneva at the Palace of Nations / men wander around meeting room / high angle almost empty meeting room with 9 people standing at edge of room / VS EXT bldg with banner on it that reads "Maison de La Presse" / CUs of different license tags on cars / soldiers marching away from camera at Cointran Airport / high angle press and movie cameras behind barricade / photographer with camera on stable mount that looks like a gun / LS officials walking across tarmac / airplane taxiing on runway / LS Eden and wife Clarissa walk down plane stairs / soldiers at attention / Swiss President Max Petitpierre and Eden walk past troops / airplane lands / LS Faure walks down plane steps / MS Faure and wife Lucie with bouquet of flowers on tarmac / Pan over to French Foreign Minister Antoine Pinay / Bulganin and other Russian officials walk down plane steps / Bulganin, other Soviets and other delegates stand under wing of plane / Petitpierre, Soviet Marshal Goergy Zhukov walk past troops / LS and MS Vyacheslav Molotov, Nikita Khrushchev standing in group of men / Bulganin and Zhukov shake hands with another man / Soviet delegation walks across tarmac / VS Columbine landing / Eisenhower, his wife Mamie and his son John walk down steps of plane /CU photographer looks down into camera / Eisenhowers walking down plane steps / Eisenhower and Petitpierre walking past troops / VS LS Eisenhower on tarmac approaching microphone / Eisenhower speaks at microphone and addresses Petitpierre "I come armed with something far more powerful...the goodwill of America, the great hopes of America, the aspirations of America for peace..." / Eisenhower shakes hands with Petitpierre
Dwight D Eisenhower, Mamie Eisenhower, John Eisenhower, Anthony Eden, Clarissa Eden, Edgar Faure, Lucie Faure, Max Petitpierre, Antoine Pinay, Nikita Khrushchev, Nikolai Bulganin, Goergy Zhukov, Vyacheslav Molotov
Switzerland
Geneva

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