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  • Short Summary

    Hussein at a mosque, flying a helicopter, doing sports, with De Gaulle and with his family.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - date and location may be unclear / unknown.

    Amman and Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan. Paris, France.

    Various shots in Amman, King Hussein of Jordan, who came to the throne in 1952) inspecting his Guard at the Palace. GV Amman with minaret of mosque. Various shots as Hussein arrives at Mosque. Various shots, Moslems in Mosque bowing in prayer. Various shots, Hussein being mobbed by well-wishers as he leaves.

    CU Guard of Elysees Palace in France. MS King Hussein shaking hands with French President Charles de Gaulle on leaving the palace. MS Hussein walking along beach in his shorts at Gulf of Aqaba. Various shots, he prepares to pilot his helicopter, checking the helicopter and putting on his helmet. Ground to air of helicopter lifting off. Various shots, King Hussein at controls during flight. Aerial shots of Gulf of Aqaba showing oil storage tanks and the harbour. CU Map of Jordan and the countries around it, zoom into Jordan. Various shots, Hussein water skiing. GV Exterior of modern villa in which Hussein lives with one of his personal guard in foreground. Various good shots, Hussein with his wife and two children in their home and the children are playing about. MS Hussein's car leaving. MS His wife waving from villa steps. Various shots, Hussein driving a go-kart taking part in a race. LS Stallions rearing up in the stable yard. MS A Stallion is tapped on the chest and rears up. CU King Hussein mounted. Various shots, Hussein out riding with others. (2 shots).

    Note: Date on original record: 29/10/1964.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:48:00 / 01:07:31:00
    UN 3960 D

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