• Short Summary

    Dignitaries from Diplomatic Service attend farewell party at Chinese embassy for Quo Tai-chi.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Mr Quo Tai-chi says goodbye".

    London.

    Various shots of official reception at the Chinese Embassy. The reception is for ambassador Quo Tai-chi who is returning to China to take up appointment as Foreign Secretary. A woman in traditional Chinese dress serves appetisers.

    Various shots of Mr Tai-Chi with his guests. We see Anthony Eden (Foreign Secretary), sculptor Jacob Epstein and wife, and Lord Eddington being announced as they arrived. He greets Anthony Eden and talks with Ernest Bevin (Minister for Labour) and the rest of the distinguished company which is drawn mainly from the Diplomatic Service.

    C/U of Mr Tai-Chi sitting behind a desk. He gives a speech expressing his sadness in leaving Britain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1113.18
    Media URN:
    38763
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:50:00 / 01:22:56:00
    Canister:
    41/33

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