Gagarin is welcomed in Moscow following his becoming the first man in space.
Location: Moscow, Russia / USSR / Soviet Union
Panning shot over crowds in Red Square. High angle GV. crowded Red Square with banners of Lenin and with Saint Basil's and the Kremlin in b.g. GVs. and CUS. crowds in Red Square.
MS. Yuri Gagarin and Nikita Khruschev, hands linked, waving to crowds. CUs. Two Russian women in crowd. CU. Gagarin speaks from the Lenin mausoleum, pan to Khruschev. CUs. Types in crowd. LS. Pan from Soviet ministers on mausoleum, to huge crowd in Red Square. CU. Khruschev speaking. Pan over Red Square. CUs. Types in crowd. Various shots as massed crowds file past the mausoleum, waving and shouting their praises with good CUs. of Gagarin. (Comb. Dupe Neg. )
Note: The celebrations are to honour Gagarin as the first man in space.