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  • Short Summary

    Khruschev, the first Russian leader for many years to visit France, receives a warm welcome.

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    Orly Airport, Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Mont Valerien Memorial, Necker Hospital and Elysee Palace, Paris, France.

    LS. GV. Guard of honour on airfield, with plane in background. Various shots as Russian leader, Nikita Khruschev, Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, descends aircraft steps and is greeted by French President Charles de Gaulle and other dignitaries. Various shots as Khruschev, de Gaulle and party enter the specially built Reception Hall at Orly Airport. MS. Khruschev shaking hands with V.I.Ps. LS. Mrs. Khruschev, Madame de Gaulle and others MS, As Khruschev makes a speech., De Gaulle is also seen. GV. Massed crowds on the route from Orly Airport. Various Shots as Khruschev passes by in car flanked by motorcycles. MS. As de Gaulle makes speech of welcome to Khruschev. MS. Group shot. Mrs. Khruschev, Gen. de Gaulle, Mrs. Khruschev Mme. De Gaulle - and other closer shot. LS. As Khruschev in car passes along road. GV. Massed crowds waving. LS. As Khruschev in car passes by. High angle GV. massed crowds LS. Khruschev at the tomb of the Unknown Warrior. LS. Guard of Honour. MS. as Khruschev signs Visitors Book. Various shots as Khruschev lays wreath at the Mont Valerien shrine, where 4500 French patriots were executed. CU. As Khruschev by camera. CU. Khruschev waving to crowds. LS. Mrs. Khruschev and Mme de Gaulle arrive at the Necker Hospital and are greeted. LS. one of the doctors making speech of welcome pan to Mrs. Khruschev and Mme de Gaulle seated listening. Various shots as Mr. and Mrs. Khruschev and Pres. De Gaulle arrive for the reception given at the Elysee Palace.
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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:09:00 / 01:21:19:00
    UN 3322 B

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