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  • Short Summary

    Khruschev inspecting the Soviet River Fleet on the Moscow Canal and sees new motorships.

  • Description

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

    Moscow, Russia, USSR / Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    LS Travel shot away from harbour showing people watching from quayside and boats, etc. MS "The Meteor" a new type of motorship built on underwater wings at the Krasnoe Sormovo ship yard. (2 shots). LS "Raketa" another motorship of the Meteor class but designed to carry fewer passengers. CUs Nikita Khruschev, Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, as he goes down the Moscow Canal to inspect the Soviet River Fleet. MS "Meteor" past camera at speed. MS "Raketa" past camera at speed. MS and CU Khruschev talking with the shipbuilders. MS He shakes hands with them and congratulates them on their successful work.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 21/08/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2970.26
    Media URN:
    85321
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:36:00 / 01:52:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 3385 B

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