Lt Col Leonov and Col Belayev welcomed by Kosygin and Brezhnev and crowds in Moscow.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Moscow, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics / USSR
Ground to air of large four engined plane with an escort of small jet fighters flying over Moscow Airport. LS The Russian plane taxiing. LS The two astronauts, Lieutenant-Colonel Alexei Leonov and Colonel Pavel Belayev leave the aircraft and walk across the tarmac. They mount dais and salute, then they both receive hugs and kisses from Russian leaders, President Leonid Brezhnev, (President of the Supreme Soviet) and Alexei Kosygin, Prime Minister of Russia. MS The two cosmonauts walk past and wave to crowds, holding bouquets of flowers. MS Tracking past crowds on people waving from roadside. Various shots, the two cosmonauts in open car, festooned with flowers, drive through crowd lined streets on their way to the Kremlin, Moscow. LS Pan across huge crowd in Red Square to the Lenin Mausoleum. CU One of the cosmonauts and then President Brezhnev address the crowd. Pan from huge poster to crowd carrying banners and placards with astronauts photographs. CU Crowd waving. Various shots, the two cosmonauts on the Lenin Mausoleum waving to the thousands as they file past in the Square. Brezhnev is among the leaders on the Mausoleum. Various shots, people walking past carrying banners and waving.
LS The Kremlin. MS The two cosmonauts walking up stairs in Kremlin, they are followed by Brezhnev and Kosygin then a long line of Soviet Communist Party dignitaries. LS High shot taken from above the chandeliers in a large hall, the official luncheon. MS Pan along Communist Party leaders. MS Pan along cosmonauts, past and present including Major Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, to Kosygin reading an address. MS Leonov and Belayev being honoured by the party.
Note: Date on original record: 28/03/1965. Alternative spellings: Belyayev / Belayev.