• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET PRIME MINSTER, MR. ALEXEI KOSYGIN ATTENDED A GALA BALLET PERFORMANCE AT THE OPERA?

  • Description

    THE SOVIET PRIME MINSTER, MR. ALEXEI KOSYGIN ATTENDED A GALA BALLET PERFORMANCE AT THE OPERA HOUSE IN PARIS LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE.

    THE TWO LEADERS WERE ACCOMPANIED BY MADAME DE GAULLE AND MRS. LUDMILLA GVICHIANI, MR. KOSYGIN'S DAUGHTER. THEY WERE LOUDLY APPLAUDED AS THEY WALKED INTO THE PRESIDENTIAL BOX.

    AFTER STANDING FOR THE ANTHEMS OF THE TWO COUNTRIES, THE PRESIDENT AND HIS GUESTS SAW TWO HOURS OF BALLET TO MUSIC BY SAINT SAENS, BERLIOZ AND BIZET.

    AFTERWARDS, MR. KOSYGIN TOLD THE CAST "YOU ARE ALL CHARMING". A DOUBLE LINE OF REPUBLICAN GUARDS WITH DRAWN SABRES FORMED THE TRADITIONAL GUARD AT THE OPERA HOUSE DURING THE PERFORMANCE.

    DURING THE SOVIET LEADER'S VISIT, THE PRESIDENTIAL REFERRED TO THE SOVIET UNION AS THE "FRIEND AND ASSOCIATE OF FRANCE".

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    Film ID:
    VLVACQKECO2MBQUN8YLDTPN8HRJ5U
    Media URN:
    VLVACQKECO2MBQUN8YLDTPN8HRJ5U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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