• Short Summary

    German Chancellor Dr Konrad Adenauer visits London.

  • Description

    Northolt Aerodrome & London.

    MV. RAF (Royal Air Force) guard of honour at Northolt airport. CU. RAF and West German flags. LV. West German Chancellor Dr Konrad Adenauer alighting from plane. SV. Adenauer walking down steps of aircraft. SCU. Adenauer shakes hands with dignitaries. LV. Press surround Dr Adenauer. CU. Adenauer and RAF Officer pose for cameras. SV. Pressmen. SV. Adenauer and interpreter walking towards mike. SV. Adenauer talking - German, natural sound. Translated - English, natural sound: "I am very grateful to HM Government, for the invitation to come to London. Adenauer continues, translated, (natural sound): "It is my cordial hope that the talks which I shall have here will contribute to peace all over the world."

    LV. Destroyer - library shot. STV. Dr Bruning (German Chancellor under President Hindenburg) being greeted on deck of destroyer - library. SV. Pan, Dr Bruning walks onto quayside from destroyer.

    Dr Adenauer at No 10. Downing St. SV. Door of No 10. SV. Pan, Anthony Eden, Britain's Foreign Minister, arrives and enters No 10. SV. Towards and pan, former Prime Minister, now leader of the opposition, Mr Clement Attlee, arriving with another Minister and enters No 10. LV. Herbert Morrison goes into No 10. LV. Dr Adenauer's car arriving. SV. Pan, crowd watching. SV. Dr Adenauer out of car and into No 10. SV. Crowd throwing leaflets on roadway. SV. Police picking up leaflets from road. LV. Police and crowd. Leaflets on roadway. LV. Black Maria driving up Downing Street. SV. Pan, police bringing out prisoners. CU. Pushing prisoners into van, pan to police bringing two more men and pushing them into van. SV. Black Maria drives away from Downing Street. GV. Downing Street and leaflets on roadway.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "D") (Orig. Track "M")

    N.B. The name of the German Chancellor appears to be spelt both Bruning and Bruening - it depends on how you feel about translating umlauts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1489.33
    Media URN:
    58808
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:18:00 / 01:51:44:00
    Canister:
    51/98

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