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  • Short Summary

    British Prime Minister Anthony Eden arriving in France at Le Bourget for talks with Premier Mollet on the nationalisation of the Suez Canal, Egypt.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Paris, France

    LS. Viking aircraft taxiing in at Le Bourget airport, bringing Sir Anthony Eden, Conservative British Prime Minister for talks in France on the nationalisation of the Suez Canal in Egypt CU On side of aircraft, insignia with EIIR (the Queen's flight). MS. Sir Anthony and Lady Eden and Foreign Secretary, Selwyn Lloyd, descend aircraft steps and are greeted by French Foreign Minister, Christian Pineau. LS and MS. The group surrounded by cameramen and reporters, leave aircraft. MS Eden, Lloyd and Pineau. MS. Sir Anthony leaves airport in Rolls-Royce with motorcycle escort.

    LS At the Hotel Matignon, Sir Anthony Eden and Selwyn Lloyd alight from car and are greeted by French Prime Minister, Guy Mollet. CU. Face of Guard of Honour. MS. Mr. Mollet leads the way into hotel, with Sir Anthony following. MS. Pineau, Eden and Mollet, all seated by a window, prior to the opening of the conference. LS. Crowd of cameramen. CU. Eden, pan to Mollet.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 28/09/1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2554.20
    Media URN:
    68704
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:39:00 / 01:46:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 2882 A

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