• Short Summary

    Official celebrations for Shah of Iran's 40th birthday in Teheran.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Iran fetes Shah, now 40".

    Teheran, Iran.

    Birthday salute for Shah of Persia, Mohammed Reza Pahlevi. L/S officials awaiting arrival of the Shah in his palace. Panning shot Shah walking into the hall, wearing white military uniform. Panning C/U Shah walking along lines of guests at the palace. C/U officials watching. L/S Shah shaking hands with guests.

    Elevated night shot of torch light processions. L/S illuminated crowd at night, pan down to the torch light procession. G/V fireworks exploding in the air. Elevated shot line of men swinging torches. G/V men with torches, forming lines and standing with arms outstretched.

    Narrator speculates about forthcoming announcement of Shah's engagement to Farah Diba.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1599.21
    Media URN:
    50983
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:17:00 / 01:32:09:00
    Canister:
    59/90

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