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    British Ambassador to Israel, Alexander Knox Helm, presents his credentials to the President.

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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.

    British Ambassador to Israel, Mr Alexander Knox Helm, presents his credentials to President Weizman - Tel Aviv, Israel.

    M/S of President Weizman's car, followed by two others, taking Mr Helm to Hairya. Helm gets out of car, stands to attention, then inspects Guard of Honour. Troops present arms. C/U of front of the President's car showing the President's ensign Israeli number plate. Helm re-entering car after ceremony.

    Interior shot as Helm enters Presidential house, walks up to President Weizman, shakes hands and begins reading his credentials. C/U of officials listening. Helm hands credentials to Weizman. The Israeli President, Chaim Weizman, replies and they shake hands again.

    Weizman and Helm sit together, having refreshment after the ceremony. Waitress brings in food, passing Moshe Sharett, Israeli Foreign Minister. General view of the officials standing about chatting, eating cake and drinking orange juice! (Weizman drinks tea.) Waitress offers cake to Weizman and Helm. General view of the gathering.

    Elevated shot of Guard of Honour presenting arms. M/S of Israeli and British flags flying from the President's office; pan down to Helm leaving. M/S of Helm standing on steps with others; pan to M/S of soldier saluting. Elevated shot as Helm is escorted to car. Guard of honour in foreground. M/S as he drives off in car. M/S of exterior of the Kaete Dan hotel, provisional residence of Mr Helm.

    Cataloguers Note: Spelling Variations - Chaim, Chiam, Chain, Chian, Weizman, Weizmann.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:45:00 / 01:26:52:00
    UN 2135 I

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