• Short Summary

    King Faisal attends receptions at Dorchester and Guildhall, and visits Islamic Cultural Centre.

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    No title - King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia on visit to Britain. London.

    L/S Dorchester hotel in London. C/U King Faisal inside. M/S Saudi Arabian Ambassador Sheikh Hafiz Wahba with guests at reception. M/S Arthur Bottomley. M/S Patrick Gordon Walker. M/S King Faisal greeting guests. M/S as Quintin Hogg shakes hands with King Faisal. C/U Faisal. The King shakes hands and kisses Abdul Barrie.

    M/S as King Faisal's car drives through to Islamic Cultural Centre. C/U sign for centre. M/S as King walks up steps. M/S royal cars, C/U Saudi Arabian flag on car. Various shots as the King shakes hands with officials. M/S King and entourage in room. M/S officials lined up. M/S King kneeling in prayer in Mosque.

    M/S mace bearers in Guildhall. M/S King and Mayor at top table with Katherine Worsley, Duchess of Kent. M/S as they sit down, L/S guests being seated. M/S top table. M/S Duke of Kent and Foreign Minister George Brown chatting. M/S Duchess of Kent talking to King Faisal. C/U Paul Getty. Various shots party guests. M/S as King is presented with book about London by the Mayor, people applaud.

    Cataloguer's note: there are two colour stories which are longer versions of this item, they are 'King Faisal - Reception at the Dorchester' and 'Mosque and Guildhall' in 67/38 on *PM2027*.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:56:00 / 01:38:06:00

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