• Short Summary

    Soviet leaders Nikolai Bulganin and Nikita Krushchev arrive in Britain on State visit.

  • Description

    Portsmouth, Hampshire & London.

    GV. Portsmouth Harbour (title super over). GV. Russian cruiser "Orjonikidze" arriving into Portsmouth Harbour. SV. Soviet Prime Minister, Marshal Nikolai Bulganin, and Soviet Communist Party Secretary Nikita Khrushchev, standing on the deck of the cruiser. LV. Soviet cruiser drawing nearer to the quayside. SV. Soviet cruiser with Bulganin and Krushchev standing on the deck. GV. Dockers pulling hawser drawing cruiser alongside. SV. Russian sailors on deck manhandling hawsers. CU. The name of the cruiser in Russian letters on stern of ship. GV. Naval Guard of Honour from HMS "Victory" in foreground. Bulganin and Krushchev coming down gangway. Guard of Honour presents arms. SCU. Bulganin takes his hat off and Krushchev as well. SCU. Bulganin and Khrushchev standing to attention with hats off. Angle shot, Soviet flag flying from mast. SV. Krushchev and Bulganin being greeted by Soviet Ambassador Jakob Malik and Mr Gromyko. SV. Ship's hands watching from British ship. GV. Bulganin inspecting the Naval Guard of Honour. SCU. Pan, Bulganin walking past inspecting British Guard of Honour. CU. Sailor. GV. Crowds watching the departure of the train from Portsmouth Station. LV. Train steaming out of Portsmouth Station. SCU. Boy looking through binoculars. SV. Train drawing out of station en route for Victoria.

    SV. Group of Russian officials with two Russian women holding bouquets for Soviet leaders. GV. Train drawing into Victoria Station. LV. Crowds waiting behind barriers on platform. SV. Nikolai Bulganin waving from carriage door, he steps onto platform and shakes hands with Sir Anthony Eden. Nikita Khrushchev steps down and shakes hands with Eden. Angle shot: Mass of press and cameramen. SV. Bulganin walks forward to the microphone and Eden calls over Khrushchev to the mike. TV. Bulganin, Eden and Khrushchev standing before microphones. CU. Khrushchev standing alongside Eden. SCU. Bulganin standing alongside Eden. SV. British and Russian officials watch- ing. SV. Eden shaking hands with Bulganin and Khrushchev. The party move away from the microphones. GV. Bulganin and party walk through doorway out onto street. Angle shot: name "Victoria Station". GV. Mass crowds outside Victoria Station with cars leaving. GV. Procession of cars flanked by many police motorcyclists, pan to back view as procession drives through Hyde Park Gate. SV. British and Soviet flags flying from Claridge's Hotel. SV. Bulganin stepping out of the car outside Claridge's followed by Krushchev and they walk into Hotel entrance.

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    Note: Alternative spellings for searching purposes Krushchev / Khrushchev / Khruschev.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:56:00 / 01:19:49:00

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