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[USO]

Brooke Shields presents and narrates from Hollywood set.

01:23:07 1940s USO. Hollywood Victory Committee boards train & waves (w/ Babe Ruth). Troops go into Roxy Theater tent in Bougainville for show. Egyptian sphinx; Jack Benny playing violin. Movie stars; Joe E. Brown at mic. GIs & stars - actresses. Stills outdoors performances & audience. Patty Thomas (?) does silly dance w/ soldier. Bob Hope in uniform with troops shaking hands; on stage jokes w/ Patty Thomas. Celebrities / stars visit military hospital. VJ Day in New York City.

01:24:47 Korean War - CU apprehensive soldier looks up. Brief battle shots. Marilyn Monroe out of helicopter. Bob Hope on stage at various locations incl. Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

01:25:07 Vietnam War - Helicopter over jungle. Blonde (Joey Heatherton ?) woman on stage disco dancing w/ soldiers (GOOD COLOR).

01:25:25 Shields. Montage USO volunteers in field, airport scenes, fleet in harbor. Canoeing.

01:25:55 Concert with Loretta Lynn? talking to audience.

01:26:23 Rock star talks to woman in hospital bed (Base hospital in Spain) then sings patriotic song (bland 80s soft-rock) at concert God bless the USA... I m proud to be an American... Caus at least I know I m free - very emotional audience, cheering, CUs crying, shaking fists, singing along. Presented by Your Air Force.

US Military Troops entertainment; Patriotism; Promotional;

Marilyn Monroe and Joe Dimaggio Board Plane

Partial of Soviet soldiers marching in city through snow. CU officer face who is reviewing them.

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio and crowd of reporters on airport tarmac and up ramp into plane. They wave at fans before entering cabin of Strato Clipper. Row of women waving back. Shot of plane - Clipper America. Shot of Pan American propeller passenger plane taxiing down runway.

London - Command Performance with Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller

People lined up at night outside Cinema for Royal Performance of Battle of the River Platte as Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller pose for camera. Joan Crawford & ??, Princess Margaret & Queen Elizabeth arrive and shakes hands with Victor Mature, Marilyn Monroe and others.

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio Board Plane

People & photographers at airport. Joe DiMaggio & Marilyn to plane smiling & waving from stairs for photographers. Boarding Pan American Stratoclipper, 'Clipper America', Taxiing past camera. Girls at fence waving goodbye.

Marilyn Monroe and Aircraft Safety

Partial. Army officer talking to camera about aircraft safety. Cuts to Marilyn Monroe who is sitting back in lounge chair, in sexy outfit, who twirls her hair, lifts a drank to her mouth, and says I hated careless men.

News in Brief - Japan c4Feb54

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio arrive by plane. Mobbed by crowds. Next day in hotel MM with hoardes of press photographers - poses.

Marilyn Monroe Shows, K-2 & K-16, Korea [Pt 1]

10-19Feb54 MS Marilyn Monroe in front of helicopter wearing military-style bomber jacket over dress - troops taking photos. Monroe walks w/ three MPs through the area; Monroe w/ Gen. McGarr. CU Monroe receives mail from an MP. GIs queue near Welcome Marilyn Monroe sign. VS Monroe posing for GIs w/ cameras - jacket off showing tight dress. VS group of spectators watching show; musicians on stage under Bulldozer Bowl sign [NB picture jumps due to lost loop].

19:06:56 Excellent HA pan across huge crowd of servicemen to stage - large cross in BG - smoke hanging in air. LS stage seen from back of crowd. GIs holding banner Greetings from the 82nd Ack Ack . LS Bulldozer Bowl; audience shots. MCU Gen McGarr & party view the show.

19:08:00 MLS Monroe onto stage - VS performing for troops. CU Marilyn signs autograph. CU Marilyn talks w/ GI photographers. Monroe on jeep through crowd - blows kiss at camera. Sign 2nd US INF DIV. LS helicopter coming in for landing; Monroe exits helicopter, is greeted by officers and men & into car.

19:10:02 Night scenes: low-angle shots of Monroe performing on the stage w/ male quartet - it appears to be cold [slightly underexposed]. Day scenes: Monroe w/ MP escort as she walks through GIs - snow on ground. Welcome sign outside hut.

19:11:30 CU Marilyn climbing into jeep - stands up and poses for the GIs, back to camera - jeep moves out. Side shots male singers performing for the GIs w/ band.

19:13:27 Side shots Monroe performing before mic - sings and dances - trademark wiggle . Good.

Hollywood Stars. USO.

Marilyn Monroe Shows, K-2 & K-16, Korea [Pt 2]

16-19Feb54 VS Marilyn Monroe exits helicopter, gets into jeep & rides away. Monroe on tank w/ GIs taking pictures - tank moves off.

19:14:55 Huge crowd of GIs watching entertainers perform on the Grenadier Palace stage. LS over heads of troops to stage in distance. Large group of GIs use cameras & binoculars; MCU Monroe on stage performing in the rain.

19:16:06 MLS Monroe on steps of airplane posing for military photographers. VS H-19 helicopter with Monroe aboard; taxis & takes off. Monroe on steps of plane; pan as she walks through crowd & followed by troops. Good shot of Monroe barely visible in crowd of GIs & photographers as she makes her way to helicopter; poses for the men from helicopter window. Good.

Hollywood Stars. USO.

Marilyn Monroe Shows, K-2 & K-16, Korea [Pt 3]

16-19Feb54 CUs Marilyn Monroe getting out of copter, greeted by Brig Gen McGarr & others. Monroe into a staff car, talks through open window to GIs. MCU Monroe onto stage - vars MCUs dances and sings for the GIs w/ quartet of men accompanying her; off stage & away in jeep. VS Marilyn poses for photos w/ troops; into H-19 helicopter; copter takes off. Marilyn exits helicopter w/ female assistant, greeted by Gen McGarr; poses for more pictures then into staff car.

19:22:25 Monroe poses & waves in front of door w/ sign Marilyn Sweetheart of the Bayonet Division . MS GI adjusts the lights on the stage. Band plays before a huge audience of GIs.

19:23:02 Night scenes: brief shot Monroe arriving. MCU Monroe sings and dances. Daytime: Monroe exits USAF plane at Taegu - greeted by officers and men - CUs - MS Monroe w/ two Korean girls. MS Monroe poses on wing of jet fighter plane - pilot stands on the wing w/ Marilyn. ELS large group of GIs as they mass for the show. LS Grenadier Palace stage. MLS male performers sing; Monroe joins them & sings in the rain; sign over stage Welcome to Monroe Valley . MCUs male performers sing & dance on the stage.

19:25:50 MCUs Monroe sings then exits after her song. Band play. Good.

Hollywood Stars. USO.

Major Aircraft Accident Involving B-47E

Lecture by Maj McCormick. Misuse of flight controls. Short strip of film showing B-47 take-offs 01May55 from Fairford Air Force Base, England. Plane crashes. Points to stills & explains. Diagrams and more stills. Marilyn Monroe says 'I hated careless men'.

[London - Royal Command Performance with Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller]

People lined up at night outside, cinema billboard re Royal Film Performance The Battle of the River Plate . Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller pose for camera. Joan Crawford & ??, Princess Margaret & Queen Elizabeth arrive and shakes hands with Victor Mature, Marilyn Monroe and others. Small boy presents flowers.

[Khrushchev in America - clips]

K. w/ Eisenhower at welcoming ceremony at airport. Motorcade, masses of police escorts thru street w/ tall buildings & crowds lining sidewalk.

15:21:22 K. in Los Angeles - press - cameramen. MCU w/ Eric Johnston & wife.

15:21:41 Marilyn Monroe, CU. Khruschev & wife posing, waving w/ VIPs, cameramen.

15:21:54 Crowds at Santa Barbara waiting for K. K. walking, talking on railroad station platform.

15:22:39 K. walking inside train. K mobbed by crowds on platform. Tracking shot crowds lining streets to greet Khruschev.

15:23:08 Tilt down Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco; Khruschev waving to crowd from in front. CUs. Russian banner. Street sign. Motocade past & POV of crowd lining street from car.

15:23:50 K. & reporters walk & examine cornfield. K. holding little girl in arms, shakes childrens hands.

15:24:32 Ike & K. walk towards & board helicopter on White House South Lawn. Take-off. Aerial over Jefferson Memorial.

15:25:04 K. & Ike out of car at Camp David, pose. Into cabin w/ sign: Aspen.

15:25:38 Waving w/ Averill Harriman standing next to him.

Celebrity Diplomacy; Tourists; 1959; 1950s; Excitement; Movie Stars; Hollywood;

California (Stars at John Clark Gable Baptism, 1961)

Sign: St. Cyril s Catholic Church in Encino, California. MCU of couple: Louella Parsons, Hedda Hopper, Jack Benny & wife. Marilyn Monroe quickly into church. Mrs Gable carrying young John Clark Gable into church for posthumous baptism.

13:16:00 View into church. Cameramen. Leaving w/ baby, MCU w/ mother smiling.

Hollywood Motion Picture Actors; Movie Stars; 1961;

London - Command Performance with Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller

People lined up at night outside Cinema for Royal Performance of Battle of the River Platte as Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller pose for camera. Joan Crawford & ??, Princess Margaret & Queen Elizabeth arrive and shakes hands with Victor Mature, Marilyn Monroe and others.

[London - Royal Command Performance with Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller]

People lined up at night outside, cinema billboard re Royal Film Performance The Battle of the River Plate . Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller pose for camera. Joan Crawford & ??, Princess Margaret & Queen Elizabeth arrive and shakes hands with Victor Mature, Marilyn Monroe and others. Small boy presents flowers.

Major Aircraft Accident Involving B-47E

Lecture by Maj McCormick. Misuse of flight controls. Short strip of film showing B-47 take-offs 01May55 from Fairford Air Force Base, England. Plane crashes. Points to stills & explains. Diagrams and more stills. Marilyn Monroe says 'I hated careless men'.

Marilyn Monroe Funeral 9Aug62

Crowds - Joe DiMaggio with his son leads small group of invited mourners. Shots of coffin.

News in Brief - Japan c4Feb54

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio arrive by plane. Mobbed by crowds. Next day in hotel MM with hoardes of press photographers - poses.

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio Board Plane

People & photographers at airport. Joe DiMaggio & Marilyn to plane smiling & waving from stairs for photographers. Boarding Pan American Stratoclipper, 'Clipper America', Taxiing past camera. Girls at fence waving goodbye.

[Khrushchev in America - clips]

K. w/ Eisenhower at welcoming ceremony at airport. Motorcade, masses of police escorts thru street w/ tall buildings & crowds lining sidewalk.

15:21:22 K. in Los Angeles - press - cameramen. MCU w/ Eric Johnston & wife.

15:21:41 Marilyn Monroe, CU. Khruschev & wife posing, waving w/ VIPs, cameramen.

15:21:54 Crowds at Santa Barbara waiting for K. K. walking, talking on railroad station platform.

15:22:39 K. walking inside train. K mobbed by crowds on platform. Tracking shot crowds lining streets to greet Khruschev.

15:23:08 Tilt down Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco; Khruschev waving to crowd from in front. CUs. Russian banner. Street sign. Motocade past & POV of crowd lining street from car.

15:23:50 K. & reporters walk & examine cornfield. K. holding little girl in arms, shakes childrens hands.

15:24:32 Ike & K. walk towards & board helicopter on White House South Lawn. Take-off. Aerial over Jefferson Memorial.

15:25:04 K. & Ike out of car at Camp David, pose. Into cabin w/ sign: Aspen.

15:25:38 Waving w/ Averill Harriman standing next to him.

Celebrity Diplomacy; Tourists; 1959; 1950s; Excitement; Movie Stars; Hollywood;