Mr. Winston Churchill's Arrival In Italy 1949

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    Orio-al-Serio airfield, Rome.

    Churchill will be staying at Lake Garda for painting, fishing and working on his memoirs and then will join the European Council meeting in Strasbourg.

    MS. The Dakota aircraft carrying Winston Churchill taxiing towards. SCU. Side view 'plane taxiing to a halt. SCU. Churchill alighting from 'plane. LS. Churchill surrounded by crowd of people walking away from 'plane. SCU. Churchill and others walking across airfield. MS. Towards Churchill and others walking across airfield. LS. Elevated crowds swarming around Churchill' car before it drives off. (Orio-al-Serio airfield.) SCU. Churchill sitting down in car with one of his Secretaries. SCU. The, car, an Italian Alfa Romeo, driving off. SCU. Churchill alighting from 'plane and being greeted. MS. Churchill alighting from 'plane.

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  • This clip's current location is incorrect - rather than being in Rome, Orio al Serio airport is just outside Bergamo, and therefore handy for Churchill's visit to nearby Lake Garda.

    jamied 19th Aug 2012

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