• Short Summary

    Footage of the astronaut Yuri Gargarin arriving in Moscow.

  • Description

    Gagarin the Hero. Moscow, Russia.

    L/S Airliner taxiing in at Moscow airport. L/S President Nikita Khrushchev, Gagarin's wife and parents awaiting his arrival. L/S as Yuri Gagarin walks down the steps from the airliner. M/S Crowd. M/S Pan as Gagarin walks cross the tarmac. L/S Crowd. L/S President Khrushchev embraces Gagarin. C/U Gagarin's father pan to his mother. M/S Gagarin embracing his wife and then his father and he kisses his mother while on the right his father can be seen crying. L/S Zoo into. M/S as Gagarin and Khrushchev walk past cheering crowds. L/S Elevated procession of cars making their way through Moscow. L/S Tracking shot. Gagarin standing in his car waving to the crowds. M/S crowd waving. L/S Pan the car going past camera into Moscow.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1718.27
    Media URN:
    53357
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:01:00 / 01:39:10:00
    Canister:
    61/32

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