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  • Short Summary

    King Mohammed Zahir Shah of Afghanistan in Rome.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Newsreel item with titles and commentary in Italian.

    Current King of Afghanistan in Rome, he is greeted by Amanullah, former king of Afghanistan, Italy.

    M/S King Mohammed Zahir Shah stepping down from plane, followed by his small son and another man. C/U King being kissed by Amanullah, who then kisses the boy. C/U King and Count Taliani walking past camera chatting.

    C/U buffet table laden with food. People at party given in King's honour at the airport by Afghan minister to Rome, Osman Amiri. C/U King and son. C/U propellers of plane revolving. C/U King shakes hands with people before leaving. M/S plane taxiing round for take off.

    Date on dope sheet is 26/10/1949.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2521.37
    Media URN:
    68044
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:24:00 / 02:00:01:00
    Canister:
    UN 2190 F

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