Unissued / Unused material -
Iran / Persia.
MS French President General Charles de Gaulle and Mme de Gaulle with their Foreign Minister Couve de Murville, step out of aircraft. MS The de Gaulles meet Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi and Empress Farah Diba. MS De Gaulle and Shah on saluting base. MS De Gaulle and Shah inspecting Guard of Honour at Mehrabad Airport. MS De Gaulle meeting members of the Iranian Cabinet. MS From car travelling alongside the car carrying the visitors as they speed towards Teheran. VS De Gaulles and the Shah and Empress get into a state coach pulled by four greys and move off. MS Pres. de Gaulle drives past standing up in Rolls-Royce. MS Part of crowd on pavement in Teheran. VS De Gaulle visiting Museum. MS Policeman controlling crowd outside. MS De Gaulle and Shah drive past crowds. VS De Gaulle at another reception given in some gardens. GV Building with Arabic writing on it, it's the Franco-Iranian Institute and Bank. VS De Gaulle looking at the Crown Jewels which are kept in the Bank. VS The visitors attending a reception dinner given by their hosts. VS De Gaulle looking over the famous Persepolis ancient ruins. VS at dusk as the motorcade makes its way to the town of Isfahan. VS At a reception in Isfahan, the De Gaulles sign a large book and then sit down to dine. VS The town's people of Isfahan give the visitors a big welcome. GV Town of Isfahan with the Chah Mosque, an outstanding building. VS The Shah, Empress and De Gaulles at reception. VS Firework display. VS General de Gaulle inspecting troops at Iranian Military Academy. GV Shah's home, the Palace Golistan. VS State visit over the De Gaulles leaving the Shah's Palace.
(Dupe Neg. & F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 21/10/1963.