• Short Summary

    Liner "Queen Elizabeth" brings Molotov to USA for UNO talks.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Hudson River, New York, United States of America (USA).

    Vyacheslav Molotov, Soviet Foreign Minister, is the centre of attraction when the liner "Queen Elizabeth" docks in New York after her maiden (post-war) voyage.

    Aerial shots of ship coming into harbour. Aerial shot of New York city skyscrapers. Good C/U of name painted onto hull of ship.

    Various shots of Molotov speaking into microphones on the deck of the ship surrounded by his bodyguards, reporters and press photographers. C/U of Molotov and Andrei Gromyko (ex-Soviet ambassador in USA) shaking hands. He makes a speech in Russian. M/S of Molotov walking off the ship with his bodyguard. He is in USA for United Nations meeting (UNO).

    Various shots of press photographers taking pictures of two glamorous girls perched on railings. The photographers try to lift up the girls' skirts to get them to show more knee!

    More shots of Molotov leaving ship with entourage.

    Possibly connected with 46/86 - MD. Very poor sound - Neg Sound - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:36:00 / 01:29:08:00
    UNSO Reel 090

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