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    Russian leaders lay a wreath at the Cenotaph, visit Buckingham Palace, call on No 10 Downing Street and entertain British Government and opposition leaders at the Soviet Embassy at Kensington Gardens.

    GV. Nikolai Bulganin and Nikita Krushchev leaving Claridges Hotel and getting into car. CU. Bulganin seated in car looking out of window. LV. Motorcycle police escort moving away from Claridges.

    AS. The Cenotaph, Whitehall. GTV. Marshal Nikolai Bulganin, Soviet Prime Minister, and Nikita Khrushchev, Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, carrying their five foot high wreath of white lilies and red flowers to the plinth of the Cenotaph. CU. Bulganin and Khrushchev carrying wreath helped by Russian detectives - they place it at the foot of the Cenotaph - they walk back, turn and face the Cenotaph. CU. Bulganin and Khrushchev standing to attention in front of the Cenotaph. CU. The white lilies on the wreath, pan down to inscription. CU. inscription "From the Government and the Peoples of the Soviet Union to Eternal Memory of the Gallant Warriors of Great Britain who together with the Gallant Warriors of our Country gave their lives during the first and second World War in the common struggle for peace and the Security of Nations."

    SV. Towards and pan, Bulganin and Krushchev driving away flanked by motorcyclists from the Cenotaph en route for Buckingham Palace. GV. Crowds round the Cenotaph looking at the Soviet leaders wreath. LV. Pan, Bulganin and Krushchev's car driving out of the gates of Buckingham Palace. AS. Name, Downing Street. LV. Motorcycle police waiting. SV. Bulganin coming out of No 10 followed by Krushchev who is accompanied by British Prime Minister Anthony Eden - Soviet Ambassador Malik shakes hands with Sir Anthony Eden. GV. Sir Anthony Eden waves farewell at the door of No 10 as Bulganin and Krushchev's car drives away.

    GV. Crowds waiting outside the Russian Embassy SV. Small girls belonging to Soviet officials of the Embassy holding bouquets of Tulips and other flowers for presentation to Soviet Leaders Nikolai Bulganin and Nikita Khruschev. LV. Bulganin stepping out of car surrounded by officials from the Embassy applauding. CU. Small girls presenting flowers to Bulganin STV. Bulganin and Khruschev are walking up steps into Embassy carrying flowers - Bulganin now at the top of the steps turns and waves - SCU. Khruschev bending down talking to little girl - he pats her head and then pats another small girls head. GV. Interior the Soviet Luncheon in the Russian Embassy in progress. LV. Interior of the Soviet Luncheon in the Russian Embassy in progress, showing Bulganin and Eden in centre of the table - CU. Eden smiling pan to Bulganin. CU. Khruschev and Lord Privy Seal Rab Butler - Khruschev looks round and selects a bottle of wine. LV. Gromyko and Chancellor of the Exchequer Harold Macmillan sitting at table. CU. Andrei Gromyko pan to CU. of Harold MacMillan. CU. Hugh Gaitskell SCU. Jacob Malik Soviet Ambassador to Britain talking to Selwyn-Lloyd. GV. Luncheon in progress SV. Sir Anthony Eden and Marshal Bulganin seated together at the table.

    (Uncut Dupe Neg "B") (Orig "D")

    Selected Originals exist for this item they appear in canister 56/32

    Note: Alternative spellings for searching purposes Krushchev / Khrushchev / Khruschev.

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    01:31:10:00 / 01:34:04:00
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    BULGANIN AND KHRUSHCHEV IN LONDON 1956 Temporary workspace: 9.11.2009 18:35 Russians in UK 1950S Bulganin and Khrushchev London Tour
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