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  • Short Summary

    The new Russian Ambassador arrives in Britain.

  • Description

    New Russian Ambassador to Britain.

    Ambassador enters coach. Ceremonial procession: coachmen in 17th -18th century type uniforms drive matched pairs of horses pulling fancy coaches down the street; while men on bicycles ride on the sides at intervals. Coach stopping; ambassador climbs out. Ambassador and other diplomats pose.

    Another shot of procession w/ the bicycle riders; wearing uniforms w/ capes; accompanying coaches past huge building (Embassy ?). Coach drives into entrance. Coaches driving around large square CU Ambassador seated at desk in office; reading & signing documents. CU Ambassador. speaking. Diplomacy; international relations; USSR (Another note: While the year 1928 is in Pathe's description; and the trappings look British; diplomatic relations between the 2 countries were severed at that time.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2394.07
    Media URN:
    76298
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:55:00 / 01:29:58:00
    Canister:
    ON 302 B

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