Yuri Gagarin is honoured by the USSR / Soviet Union for becoming the first man in space
Location: Moscow, Russia / USSR / Soviet Union
Story of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, receiving the Order of Lenin and Hero of the Soviet Union in recognition of his achievements.
LV. As Yuri Gagarin walks up the stairs into St. George's Hall at the Kremlin followed by Mr. Nikita Khrushchev. GV. Chandeliers in the hall. SV. President Brezhnev speaking to Yuri. CU. as the President pins the Order of Lenin and the gold star of hero of the Soviet Union to Yuri's chest. SV. Audience applauding. SV. as one of the V.I.Ps. Hugs Yuri and kisses him three times and then he lifts him off his feet and does the same again CU. Mr. Khruschev smiling. CU. Yuri Gagarin SCU. Yuri talking to a Priest. GV. Audience. SCU. Mr. Khrushchev laughing thumps Yuri on the back and hugs him. (Lav. Print.)