• Short Summary

    Soviet and British troops (lead by Major General William Slim) meeting in Iranian desert and inspecting equipment/ ceremony in Tehran as New Shah of Iran - Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi - is installed/ British and Soviet troops drinking together at banquet

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Iran's New Shah Takes the Oath

    IRAN: Tehran:
    English and Russian detachments at meeting place/ Major General William Slim being greeted by Russian Divisional Commander and his Staff/ Major General Slim talking to Russians and inspecting Russian tank and armoured car crews/ Russian Divisional Commander inspecting British troops/ Major General Slim talking and interpreter talks - Russian troops listening/ British troops looking at Russian tanks/ Major General Slim riding on Russian tank/ Russian troops looking at engine of British lorry/ Russian officer looking at Indian soldier's rifle/ Russian officer looking at Gurkhas knife

    Indian armoured vehicles entering Tehran watched by crowds/ German Embassy showing Swedish flag flying/ lorries loaded with luggage

    New Shah of Iran - Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi - out of car, salutes, and walks into Parliament

    INT
    Shah walking to table to be sworn in/ Shah reading from paper - Cabinet Ministers looking on (dark pictures)

    EXT
    Shah leaving parliament building - salutes/ Iranian flag flying

    INT
    Russian and English officers drinking toast at luncheon/ Major General Slim drinking toast/ English and Russian officers toasting and drinking/ Slim and Russian Divisional Commander.

    Royalty; Military - R&R; Soviet Union; Mohammed Riza Pahlavi, Shah of Persia (1919-1980 reigned 1941-79), Ceremonies - Royal; Social Events; Iran
    Background: Soviet and British troops (lead by Major General William Slim) meeting in Iranian desert and inspecting equipment/ ceremony in Tehran as New Shah of Iran - Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi - is installed/ British and Soviet troops drinking together at banquet

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3KH33I1EC138MQZZNHRF4CLCJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3KH33I1EC138MQZZNHRF4CLCJ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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