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Air Show Makes West Look Up

Air Show Makes West Look Up (1961)

A Russian air show provides a great demonstration of Soviet aviation design.

Yuri Gagarin At Earls Court

Yuri Gagarin At Earls Court (1961)

First man in space meets the press and tours an exhibition of space equipment in London.

With Gagarin To The Stars - Version 2 - Reel 3

With Gagarin To The Stars - Version 2 - Reel 3 (1961)

Documentary detailing Gagarin's training and flight into space. c. 1961

With Gagarin To The Stars - Version 2 - Reel 2

With Gagarin To The Stars - Version 2 - Reel 2 (1961)

Documentary detailing Gagarin's training and flight into space. c. 1961

With Gagarin To The Stars - Version 2 - Reel 1

With Gagarin To The Stars - Version 2 - Reel 1 (1961)

Documentary detailing Gagarin's training and flight into space. c. 1961

With Gagarin To The Stars - Version 1 - Roll 2

With Gagarin To The Stars - Version 1 - Roll 2 (1961)

Russian documentary detailing Gagarin's training and flight into space. c. 1961

With Gagarin To The Stars - Version 1 - Roll 1

With Gagarin To The Stars - Version 1 - Roll 1 (1961)

Russian documentary detailing Gagarin's training and flight into space. c. 1961

Wild About Spacemen

Wild About Spacemen (1961)

Crowds and Khrushchev greet the Cosmonaut Major Titov.

Titov - Spaceman - Athlete

Titov - Spaceman - Athlete (1961)

Footage of famous Russian athlete German Titov.

Titov And Gagarin Return To Academy Studies

Titov And Gagarin Return To Academy Studies (1961)

Famous Russian cosmonauts Titiov and Gagarin return to academy to continue their studies.

Russian Cosmonauts In Training

Russian Cosmonauts In Training (1961)

Good footage of Russian cosmonauts in training - could include Yuri Gagarin.

Russia's Travelling Salesman Mikoyan Opens Russian Fair  In Tokyo AKA Mikoyan Opens Fair In Tokyo

Russia's Travelling Salesman Mikoyan Opens Russian Fair In Tokyo AKA Mikoyan Opens Fair In Tokyo (1960)

Soviet First Deputy Premier Mikoyan opening Russian fair featuring "Sputnik" in Tokyo.

Russia Opens Trade Fair

Russia Opens Trade Fair (1961)

Good footage of the Russian trade fair at Earls Court.

First Man In Space

First Man In Space (1961)

Background to the news that Yuri Gagarin is the first man in space.

Cosmonauts Arrive In Moscow

Cosmonauts Arrive In Moscow (1962)

Cosmonauts arrive in Moscow & are welcomed by their families, Khruschev and huge crowds.

Berlin - East Germany Closes The Frontier AKA Berlin: E. Germany Closes Frontier

Berlin - East Germany Closes The Frontier AKA Berlin: E. Germany Closes Frontier (1961)

Dramatic footage of angry crowds facing East German guards as Berlin is divided.

Pres. Kennedy's Dramatic Speech On Cuba Arms Build Up AKA Kennedy Speech On Cuba Blockade

Pres. Kennedy's Dramatic Speech On Cuba Arms Build Up AKA Kennedy Speech On Cuba Blockade (1962)

Kennedy's broadcast to the nation announces US blockade and calls for UN emergency meeting