Alexis, Patriarch of Moscow, celebrates his 80th birthday. Russia.
Unissued / Unused material.
80th birthday of Alexis, Patriarch of Moscow. Russia (Soviet Union).
CU Patriarch Alexis. Various shots of newspapers. MS's of Patriarch being greeted by clergymen, inside the Synod. CU Alexander III, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East. Various shots Patriarch Alexis being greeted by Dr Hewlett Johnson, Dean of Canterbury. CU Dr Hewlett Johnson's wife greeting the Patriarch, she presents him with a bouquet of flowers. MS reception.
MS two clergymen sat at table. Various shots of Georgy Karpov giving speech. CU guests. MS Nikolai Tikhonov reading address. Various shots of medal being presented to the Patriarch, Georgy Karpov, opens box for him, the Patriarch takes out medal and holds it up. LS guests seated at table. CU Patriarch Alexis speaking.
Cataloguer's note: Russian commentary.