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  • Short Summary

    Mexico gets ready for the visit of French President Charles de Gaulle.

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    Title reads 'Mexico - en Attendant De Gaulle'.

    BGV. Looking out over Mexico City. Various shots of modern buildings in Mexico. MS. Travelling past ornamental fountains. MS. Two Mexican horsemen in street, part of tourist attraction. MS. Girl in short fashionable skirt walking in street. Various shots around Mexican market, people preparing and eating, fajitas and other food on the street. CU. Mexican newspaper headline. Various shots of the newspaper vendors. MS. Shoe shine boy working on customer. Various shots of the men sitting by tables on sidewalk, typing. Various shots of the posters and advertising slogans for the coming elections between Diaz Ordas and President Mateos. MS. Large photograph of French President General Charles de Gaulle in street for his coming visit. Various shots of Guard of Honour outside the villa Los Pino in Chapultepec Park where de Gaulle will stay. GV. Front of Los Pinos. CU. Inside house of reproduction of Venus De Milo. Various shots of the rooms inside Los Pinos, looks like a palace. GV. From window of landscape garden. Various shots of Mexico University buildings with large designs on side of the building. Various shots of Mexican students. Various shots of a pyramid, Mexican national monument. Various shots of some of the Mexican pyramids. Various shots of Mexican Ballet Company dancing during dress rehearsal. MS. Mexican Military Police getting off back of truck. GV. Large square called the Lacalo. CU. Portrait of Zapatta. Various shots of another Guard of Honour. MS. Squad of smartly dressed women march past camera. Various shots of the ceremony in which French flags are exchanged with Mexicans. MS. President Mateos. BGV. The Lacalo. Various shots around illuminated Mexico at nigh.


    Date found in the old record - 31/03/1964.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:40:00 / 01:34:03:00
    UN 3871 A

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