• Short Summary

    EX-KING SAUD OF SAUDI ARABIA ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (SUNDAY) TO UNDERGO TREATMENT ON HIS KNEE.

  • Description

    EX-KING SAUD OF SAUDI ARABIA ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (SUNDAY) TO UNDERGO TREATMENT ON HIS KNEE. THE 67-YEAR-OLD FORMER KING FLEW IN FROM CAIRO BY CHARTERED JET WITH 40 RELATIONS AND WIVES. HIRED GUARDS AND POLICE RINGED THE AIRCRAFT AS IT TAXIED IN.

    AFTER BEING HELPED DOWN THE GANGWAY BY EMBASSY OFFICIALS, THE KING DROVE OFF TO A LONDON HOTEL WHERE HE HAS HIRED TWO FLOORS. HIS ENTOURAGE FOLLOWED IN 30 CARS AND A LARGE VAN TOOK THE 200 ITEMS OF LUGGAGE. AN EMBASSY SPOKESMAN SAID THAT EX-KING SAUD, WHO RELINQUISHED THE THRONE TO HIS BROTHER FEISAL IN NOVEMBER, 1964, WOULD PROBABLY SPEND A MONTH IN BRITAIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA26T562IB466XR54CIWA4XRAYD
    Media URN:
    VLVA26T562IB466XR54CIWA4XRAYD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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