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    Film obituary of former West German Chancellor Dr Konrad Adenauer.

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    MS. Dr Konrad Adenauer with the Parliamentary Council in Bonn in 1948. MS. In Bonn Dr Adenauer taking the Oath of Office as he becomes the first Chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany in 1949 - natural sound. Various shots of Dr Adenauer signing the Schmann Plans in Paris in 1951. Various shots of the arrival of Dr Adenauer in England in 1951, he leaves plane and inspects RAF (Royal Air Force) Guard of Honour. He is also seen with Mr Anthony Eden, Britain's Prime Minister. Various shots of the signing of the Occupational Statute in Bonn in 1952. Various shots of Dr Adenauer leaving Bonn and clowning about with his wife as they board plane for USA in 1953. MS. Adenauer shaking hands with US President Dwight Eisenhower on arrival to America. MS. Dr Adenauer with Ike on his farm during visit. MS. Chatting with US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles while in America. Several shots of Dr Adenauer meeting dignitaries and taking some other official duties. GV. Dr Adenauer in Moscow being shown the domes of St Basil's Cathedral. Various shots of Dr Adenauer with Russian leaders Nikolai Bulganin and Nikita Khrushchev in 1955. LS. With Russian leaders at the Moscow Ballet. Dr Adenauer with Bulganin and Khrushchev. Several shots of Dr Adenauer meeting the workers and watching them at Siemens Martin Steel Works at Salzgitter. He waves to mass crowd from train window as he tours the country. Various shots of Dr Adenauer receiving President Eisenhower at German Airport in 1959, they drive through streets in open car. GV. St. Peter's Church, Rome. MS. His meeting with Pope John in Rome in 1960. CU. Dr Adenauer. Various shots of Dr Adenauer at his meeting in America with Cardinal Spellman, in 1960 and visiting the grave of John Foster Dulles. MS. & CU. Dr Adenauer chatting with President of Israel Ben Gurion. CU. Dr Adenauer putting on mortar board and having fun after receiving degree in USA. CU. Dr Adenauer wearing lei in Hawaii. CU. Dr Adenauer with black baby boy on his knee. Various shots of Dr Adenauer seated with Emperor Hirohito and his wife during state visit to Japan in 1960. Various shots during visit - he meets people, meets Geisha girls and visits temple. MS. American Vice President Lyndon Johnson putting cowboy hat on Dr Adenauer's head during visit to Texas in 1961. MS. & CU. Meeting with us President John F. Kennedy in White House, Washington. MS. Dr Adenauer laying wreath at Berlin Wall in 1962. MS. Dr Adenauer with French President General Charles de Gaulle reviewing French Army in 1962. MS. With General de Gaulle, they kiss. Various shots of Dr Adenauer with many members of his family posing on his 87th birthday. Various shots of Dr Adenauer laying boccia (Italian bowling game) at his villa in Italy in 1963. GV. Huge massed crowds in square in Bonn. MS. Dr Adenauer with President Kennedy in open car in Bonn. Various shots of Dr Adenauer receiving Freedom of Berlin from Mayor of West Berlin Willy Brandt in 1963. MS. Shaking hands with his successor Chancellor Ludwig Erhard in 1965. CU. At his desk in office. CU. Dr Adenauer chatting to Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol in Israel in 1966. MS. Shaking hands with another West German Chancellor Kurt Kiesinger in 1967. CU. Modern portrait of Dr Adenauer.


    Date found in the old record - 16/04/1967.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:04:00 / 01:56:02:00
    UN 4251 A

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