Shah of Persia / Iran arrives in Rome, visits Tomb of Unknown Warrior and Palaces.
Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
The Shah of Persia / Iran in Rome, Italy.
Italian newsreel titles read: 'LO SCIA DI PERSIA A ROMA'.
Various shots of Shah Mohamed Reza Pahlevi arriving at airport, being greeted by officials including President Einaudi, inspecting Guard of Honour, getting into car. The Shah is driven through the streets of Rome. Car arrives at Quirinale Palace and the Shah goes inside. Shot of the top of the Palace with flags flying. M/S of bedroom.
Several shots of Shah arriving at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. Soldiers salute with swords as the Shah walks up the steps and lays a massive wreath (carried by two soldiers) on the tomb.
M/S of Palace of Campidoglio. Several shots of Shah walking around Palace and grounds and talking to officials. Water fountain with attendants standing by. Shah looking at carvings in stone.
M/S of Shah standing by table before the outdoor reception given for the Shah by the Mayor of Rome. M/S shaking hands with people before sitting down. L/S of reception in progress. M/S of Shah sitting amongst officials. C/U of Italian Prime Minister Alcide De Gasperi and priest. M/S of crowd at reception.
M/S of car waiting outside palace. M/S of Shah getting into car and drives away. L/S of Palace of Campidoglio.