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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'US welcomes King Saud'.

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    MS liner 'Constitution' at night. Various shots liner and destroyer. MS King Saud bin Abdul Aziz boarding destroyer for journey to the pier. LS King Saud coming down gangway of destroyer. CU King Saud. MS President Dwight Eisenhower at press conference. Various shots Eisenhower answering a query about New York City's snub to King Saud. MS plane taxiing in at National Airport. Various shots Eisenhower accompanied by man in uniform, at airport.

    MS newsreel cameramen. MS King Saud coming off plane and being greeted by President Eisenhower. MS cheering crowd. CU side view of President Eisenhower greeting King Saud's three and a half year old son (Prince Mashhur). CU King Saud and President Eisenhower climbing into car and of King Saud's son being placed crying onto his lap.

    Travelling shot in car passing crowds waving and cheering. CU car coming towards sign which says 'Welcome King Saud'. MS procession through streets. MS King Saud, his son and President Eisenhower in car.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:23:00 / 01:50:33:00
    UN 2931 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 2931 H
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    Temporary workspace: 10.6.2009 16:19 Saudi Arabia HH King Saud
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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