Press and cameramen film arrival and departure of Smirnov at gates of Schaumburg Palace.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).
LS Gates of Schaumburg Palace with press hanging about. CU Two cameramen awaiting arrival of Soviet Ambassador Smirnov for discussions on the Berlin problem with German Chancellor Dr Adenauer (not seen here). MS German sentry. MS Pan with Smirnov in car as it drives swiftly through gates and up drive. CU Cameramen filming. CU German guard saluting. LS Exterior part of Palace with turret. CU Shutters of window, possibly where meeting is taking place. LS Main entrance of palace as Smirnov gets into car pan as he drives off. Various shots, press and small crowd as Smirnov's car drives away.
Note: Date on original paperwork reads: 18/08/1961. Date of actual meeting was 15/08/1961. Alternative spellings: Smirnov / Smirnow.