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  • Description

    Title reads: "Russians on the River".

    London.

    L/S three Russian TU-104 jet airliners on tarmac at London Airport. C/U nose of one of the TU-104s.

    The launch "Queen Elizabeth" takes on board the Russian civil airline delegation for a trip on the River Thames. C/U pleasure boat "Queen Elizabeth". L/S Russians seated on deck at the start of trip. C/U Chief Marshal Zhigarev, Head of Aeroflot (Russian airline), camera pans to Mr. M.B. Mitin (Soviet Politician). G/V launch sailing towards Houses of Parliament. G/V Zhigarev pointing to details. L/S as the launch sails past Westminster Palace. C/U Zhigarev and Mitin looking at tourists booklets. C/U Zhigarev looking at booklet. G/V as the launch sails towards Tower Bridge. C/U Chief Marshal Zhigarev looking up. G/V as the launch sails past Tower of London. Panning shot Chief Marshal Zhigarev leaving launch at the end of the trip, he raises his hat and shakes hands with the captain, thanking him for the trip before stepping ashore.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50863
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1583.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:11:00 / 01:17:04:00
    Canister:
    59/42
    Sort Number:
    59/042
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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