• Short Summary

    Visnew filmed March 4 Soviet Prime Minister Khruschev with a 250 - thousand-strong crowd at a rally at the Leipzig Fair.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Young members of Communist Youth organization marching with banners.
    8 ft

    2.
    LV Men carrying pictures of Kruschev Ulbricht and others.
    14 ft

    3.
    GV Mass of people gathered waiting arrival of speakers.
    21 ft

    4.
    LV Ditto.
    27 ft

    5.
    GV PAN Letting go balloons.
    39 ft

    6.
    LV Picture of Kruschev on building.
    43 ft

    7.
    LV Kruschev standing waving to crowd
    52 ft

    8.
    SIDE V Crowd waving.
    57 ft

    9.
    SV Kruschev receiving flowers from young pioneer.
    65 ft

    10.
    SCU Ulbricht waving to crowd.
    70 ft

    11.
    CU Kruschev clapping standing at mike.
    76 ft

    12.
    GV Kruschev speaking.
    84 ft

    13.
    CU Crowd listening.
    88 ft

    14.
    SV Ditto.
    93 ft

    15.
    LV Kruschev speaking.
    101 ft

    16.
    CU Ditto.
    108 ft

    17.
    SV Man in crowd.
    113 ft

    18.
    LV Kruschev speaking.
    119 ft

    19.
    LV Crowd clapping.
    126 ft

    20.
    CU Russian officer.
    130 ft

    21.
    SV Ulbricht speaking.
    138 ft

    22.
    SV Crowd applaud.
    143 ft

    23.
    GV Ceremony.
    150 ft

    24.
    SV Kruschev waving to crowd.
    156 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Visnew filmed March 4 Soviet Prime Minister Khruschev with a 250 - thousand-strong crowd at a rally at the Leipzig Fair.

    The Soviet Union, he said will sign a peace treaty with East Germany if West Germany refuses to sign.

    With Khruschev was Ulbricht and Grotewohl. Mr. K. spoke for 45 minutes. Ulbricht spoke for 20.

    Mr. k. said that those who did not wish to sign a treaty wanted to maintain a war situation. "We are fed up with wars. We need peace," he said.

    Turning to the Fair, he praise its commercial and political significance and claimed that Communist output and standards of living will outstrip the West during the next few years.

    Herr Ulbricht said if the Bon Government refused 14 years after the war to take part in a peace conference then the will of the East German population and the majority of the German people must be granted without Adenauer's approval.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA134PNUVQLZZZRFGSQAJ70M5IR
    Media URN:
    VLVA134PNUVQLZZZRFGSQAJ70M5IR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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