• Short Summary

    Sir Hugh Foot, accompanied by Lady Foot and their son Benjamin, arrived at Nicosia Airport, Dec 4 1957, to take up his appointment as Governor of Cyprus in succession to Field Marshal Sir John Harding.

  • Description

    Sir Hugh Foot, accompanied by Lady Foot and their son Benjamin, arrived at Nicosia Airport, Dec 4 1957, to take up his appointment as Governor of Cyprus in succession to Field Marshal Sir John Harding. The new Governor was welcomed with all due ceremony.

    After airport ceremonies, Sir Hugh and his family drove away in a bullet proof car. Armoured cars lined up at the airfield to escort him through Nicosia to Government House.

    That same afternoon, Sir Hugh was sworn in at Government House before the Greek and Turkish Consuls.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA87W0WIYEA7RJ79EIQ75VW4S8F
    Media URN:
    VLVA87W0WIYEA7RJ79EIQ75VW4S8F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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