• Short Summary

    The wax figure of soviet premier Nikita Krushchev is cleared through customs at Niagara Falls, Ont on its way to a new museum patterned after Madame Tussaud's famous waxworks in London.

  • Description

    The wax figure of soviet premier Nikita Krushchev is cleared through customs at Niagara Falls, Ont on its way to a new museum patterned after Madame Tussaud's famous waxworks in London. Also for the display: the figure of Father Louis Hennapin, a Franciscan monk credited by historians as the first white man to see the falls. Prime Minister Diefenbaker, another notable joins the exhibit, and is given the final touches before going on display. (PAUSE SIX SECONDS)
    There will be over one hundred wax figures in the Niagara collection which is valued at a quarter of a million dollars. The figures, made by Tussauds of England, are expected to draw a large crowd in this popular Canadian resort centre.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8L0MQMSAHXC4DQX56VPDSPJH9
    Media URN:
    VLVA8L0MQMSAHXC4DQX56VPDSPJH9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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