• Short Summary

    Astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins arrive in Britain to heroes welcome. London.

  • Description

    Special. Astronauts visit London.

    L/S President Nixon's Presidential Pan-Am plane taxiing on Heathrow Airport. C/U of Emblem on side of plane, 'PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES'. L/S of the astronauts (Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins) disembark from the plane with their wives. M/S of press photographers. C/U Astronauts. and wives. C/U of people waving at them. Woman holding book 'MAN ON THE MOON'. L/S as motorcade moves off with police escort. C/U of member of the escort. Pan as astronauts car leaves. M/S of the American Embassy at Grosvenor Square. M/S of the astronauts waving to large crowds. Before they go into the Embassy. C/U crowd with policemen holding young child. M/S As astronauts move up the stairs to go into Embassy. One of the astronauts shakes hands with some of the crowd. M/S of masses of photographers inside the building. Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins posing for photographers. L/S of the astronauts and their wives leaving the Embassy. L/S of the motorcade leaving.

    L/S Buckingham Palace. L/S of of astronauts car entering Palace. M/S of the astronauts entering room headed by Armstrong. They shake hands with the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Edward and Prince Andrew. M/S of Armstrong shaking hands with Princess Margaret. C/U of Prince Andrew. M/Ss of the Queen and Duke talking to the astronauts and their wives. C/U of the Queen and Armstrong.

    C/U of street name, 'Downing Street'. L/S large car pulling up outside No.10. M/S of crowds waving. C/Us of the three astronauts. L/S of school children. Pan to the Prime Minister Harold Wilson and the astronauts. M/S of Armstrong shaking hands with deaf school boy Peter Brown. M/S of Aldrin talking to one of the boys. C/U of Armstrong smiling. M/S Wilson and Armstrong talking to blind boy (Kevin Carey). C/U Aldrin. M/S Armstrong shakes hands with D. Ryder (Polio victim who walked from John O'Groats to Lands End).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2229.29
    Media URN:
    57528
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:17:00 / 01:35:15:00
    Canister:
    69/84

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