Arrival Of Bolshoi Ballet 1956

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    Arrival of Bolshoi Ballet. London Docks and Airport.

    LS scenery for Bolshoi Ballet lying in London Docks. Various shots of workmen loading scenery into vans, crane picks up boxes and put them onto van. Various shots of scenery. MS police guard. Various shots Russians superintending loading. LS lorry driving away. LS Finnair plane arriving with advance Bolshoi party.

    CU passengers disembarking. MS members of the Bolshoi Ballet leaving plane, on left is David Webster greeting Musical Director Yuri Faier, with him is the Director of Ballet Madame Alla Tsabel. MS cameramen. MS Yuri Faier and Alla Tsabel walking away from airport followed by rest of company. Various shots of principal Russians in press conference. Various shots of the Russians. CU Alla Tsabel. MS Bolshoi company getting on bus. LS bus leaving airport.

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    British Pathé
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    01:11:35:00 / 01:15:46:00
    UN 2879 B
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    UN 2879 B
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  • "Yuri Fiaer" should read Yuri Faier, (3 changes needed including tags).

    jamied 20th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 13th Aug 2012

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