• Short Summary

    Agreement signed for passenger flights to Moscow - British Foreign Minister meets the Pope.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In The News".

    Moscow, Soviet Union / Russia

    SV Lord Douglas of Kirtleside, President of BEA (British European Airways) and Air Chief-Marshal PF Zhigarev, head of Civil Air Fleet of Russia, about to sit down at table to sign agreement for Moscow to London Air Service. CU Hand turning pages of Agreement. CU Zhigarev and Lord Douglas about to sign agreement with other officials in background. CU Zhigarev signing Agreement, hand comes across to blot it. CU Lord Douglas signing Agreement. CU Zhigarev and Lord Douglas shaking hands. CU Woman with tray of drinks offering them to Lord Douglas and Zhigarev. CU Lord Douglas and Zhigarev raising their glasses to each other and drinking.

    Intertitle reads: "Vatican".

    Vatican City, Rome, Italy.

    SV Front of Vatican Palace, pan to car arriving. CU Vatican soldier saluting. SV Mr Selwyn Lloyd, British Foreign Secretary and officials walking towards camera. CU Pope Pius XII shaking hands with Lloyd and two other officials and then the Pope turns and walks from the room.

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:08:00 / 01:22:04:00

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