• Short Summary

    Spectacular welcome to Bulganin and Khruschev to Delhi - streets covered in flower petals.

  • Description

    New Delhi, India.

    GV. Towards, Soviet President Marshal Nikolai Bulganin leading wreath party. SCV. Gandhi memorial. SCU. Bulganin and others laying wreath on Gandhi Memorial. GV. Pan, Indian crowds. SCV. Bulganin and Soviet Communist Party leader Nikita Kruschev shaking hands with VIP's, & Closer shot. GV. Decorated archway on route. SCU. Russian flag on top of decorated archway on route to be taken by Bulganin and Kruschev. SV. Crowded streets with banner in English and Hindu 'Long Live Bulganin and Kruschev'. SV. Bulganin and Kruschev with garlands round their neck, near iron pillar, & CU. GV. Street in flags and strewn with flower petals. Another angle, street beflagged and strewn with flower petals. SV. Crowds watching and waiting. GV. Street with motorcade of Bulganin and Kruschev in distance. CU. Indians waiting for the 'two doves of peace' to pass by. GV. Motorcade of Bulganin and Kruschev in distance. CU. Indians waiting for Bulganin and Kruschev, they are passing. GV. They pass camera and fade into the distance. SCU. Indians waiting for Bulganin and Kruschev to pass by. GV. Pan with 'the liberators of the proletariat' as they pass under the decorated archway - Sign reading 'Welcome' in Russian hangs over their heads.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "K")

    Note: Alternative spelling: Kruschev / Khruschev.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    551.22
    Media URN:
    31253
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:20:00 / 01:23:41:00
    Canister:
    55/94

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