Mr Khrushchev in France
MR. KHRUSHCHEV ENDS HIS TOUR OF FRANCE
Elevated LS. showing crowded harbour of Marseilles. LS. Mr Nikita Khruschev (first secretary of the Soviet Communist Party and Prime Minister) and others on balcony. MS. Crowd waving. LS. MS. Mr. Khrushchev walking along with other, he is met by two small children who present him with bouquets. Elevated LS. Khrushchev accompanied by crowd of people walking along. CU. Khrushchev. GV. Showing railway lines at Dijon. MS. Miniature train set working, which was presented to Mr. Khrushchev for his grandson. MS. Mr. Khrushchev picks up one of the carriages to show Mrs. Khrushchev. Elevated GV. Crowds. LS.CU. Mr. Khrushchev on balcony waving to crowds below. LS. Pan down buildings and pan into doorway with name-plate on door which says F.Kir, this is the house of the Mayor of Dijon. LS. Khrushchev on balcony waving to crowds below. Various shots as the Mayor of Dijon, Mon. Kir returns to Town Hall after Mr. Khrushchev has left. LS.GV. Cemetary at Bouamont, with shrine in b.g. LS. Pan down shrine, to crowds milling around. CU.BV. Mr. Khrushchev waving to crowds. LS. Feet walking past barbed wire, a cross in f.g. camera pans into Cross. CU. Over doorway of shrine an "In Memorium" to French soldiers, pan down as Mr. Khrushchev and others leave. LS.GV. Pan up Rheims Cathedral. Various shots as Mr. Khrushchev enters the Epernay Champagne cellars by means of a little train. Travel shot along cellars, showing men at work storing and testing bottles of champagne. LS. Mr. Khrushchev waves to workers as he drives by. LS.MS. Mr. Khrushchev sampling a glass of champagne which is one year older than himself (1895). LS. Cars leave the cellars. MS. Mr. Khrushchev walking along surrounded by crowd of people, he is invited to inspect some wool. LS.GV. Fashion show which Mr. Khrushchev watched. LS.MS. Mr. Khrushchev meets one of the child models and gives her a kiss. LS.GV. Pan down the Cathedral at Rouen. Elevated LS. Khrushchev's car with motorcycle escort proceeding along road. MS. Crowds waving. CU.BV. Mr. Khrushchev waving to crowds. MS. Mr. Khrushchev is presented with an old porcelain dish in Rouen. MS.CU. Mr. Khrushchev is presented with a new Floride car at the Renault factory in Flins, and of him waving to crowd as he leaves. Various shots of Mrs. Khrushchev and her daughters at a reception given by the Association of the Women of France. Of them eating, drinking and talking. Various shots of reception given at the Russian Embassy by Mr. Khrushchev showing personalities from the political, industrial and art world. Various shots of fashion show which was held at Christian Dior's and attended by Mrs. Khrushchev and her daughters. LS.GV. Hall of Mirrors at Palace of Versailles with Mr. Khrushchev and his party at the far end. CU. Mr. Khrushchev and party. CU. Portrait of Louis the XIVth. LS. Mr. Khrushchev and party. MS. Statue. LS.GV. Mr. Khrushchev accompanied by President de Gaulle, in b.g. Rambouillet Castle. Various LS.MS. Mr. Khrushchev takes his leave of President de Gaulle and shakes his hand warmly.
Cataloguers Note: Very poor picture quality