King Mohammed Zahir Shah of Afghanistan in Rome.
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.