• Short Summary

    French President on a three-day official visit gets a huge welcome from the Mexican people.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.


    LS Mexican President Lopez Mateos greeting French President Charles de Gaulle with a big hug as he arrives on a three-day official visit. Various shots, their motorcade drives through Mexico City and crowds estimated at a million in total chanting "Vive la France" with banners give de Gaulle a ticker tape welcome. Various shots, President de Gaulle on balcony, waves to crowd. GV Crowds in square with the palace in the background. LS De Gaulle addressing large crowd in Spanish from the balcony (Nat. sound). LS Building lit up at night, the palace.

    Various shots, Presidents de Gaulle and Mateos watching traditional Mexican folk dancing. Various shots, de Gaulle meeting and shaking hands with the crowd. Various shots, President de Gaulle meeting government officials, possibly in the Mexican parliament or assembly building. Various shots, De Gaulle meeting people in small Mexican village during tour. GV From travelling car through crowd lined streets. MS De Gaulle in open car.

    Note: Date on original record: 23/03/1964.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:24:00 / 01:28:56:00
    UN 3877 D

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