Soviet cosmonaut Gagarin meets President Dobi and receives rapturous welcome in Budapest
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Hungarian newsreel. Hungarian title.
Various shots of Major Yuri Alexeievitch Gagarin, the Soviet cosmonaut's arrival at Ferihegy airport with his wife Galotchka, and five-month-old baby. People strew flowers in his path. LS Pan as Gagarin's car drives down crowded street in Budapest. High shot, aerial pan with Gagarin's motorcade and outriders. Various shots, Gagarin, waving from his open top car accompanied by George Marosan and Hungarian Vice President Gyula Kallai. to crowds lining the streets. LS Helicopter overhead.
MS Gagarin climbs stairs in the Parliament building to be greeted by Istvan Dobi, President of the Hungarian Presidential Council. CUs of Gagarin and his wife, and statesmen as they sit round table. LS Crowd.
Aerial shot, vast crowds gathered in Heroes Square to see Gagarin. LS Crowd applauding. MS Gagarin addressing crowd. Various shots, Gagarin being kissed by girls and presented with flowers.
Note: Hungarian commentary.