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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Rhondorf, Germany and Lugano, Switzerland.

    CU Sign on station platform reads "Rheingold / Dortmund Essen Dusseldorf Koln / Bonn Mainz Mannheim / Basel SBB". MS Dr Konrad Adenauer (Chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany) shaking hands with friends from the train window, leaving his home town to recuperate in Switzerland. MS George Adenauer, son of Dr Adenauer, waving goodbye on the platform. MS. Adenauer and daughter Libeta, waving as their train leaves the station.

    Various shots of Lugano including the lake, the mountains, bells tolling. (5 shots). MS Adenauer and daughter, Libeta, leaving church carrying palms. (2 shots). MS Adenauer poses with group of young Swiss people.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 21/03/1956.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:24:00 / 01:24:09:00
    UN 2825 B
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    UN 2825 B
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    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration
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Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The sign shown will be not on the station platform, but on the side of the train.

    "bells tolling" - the bells are those of La cattedrale di San Lorenzo in Lugano.

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