• Short Summary

    KING SAUD OF SAUDI ARABIA IS IN PARIS FOR FURTHER MEDICAL TREATMENT. HE FLEW THERE?

  • Description

    1.
    LV HOTEL NEGRESCO
    0.02

    2.
    CU HOTEL SIGN
    0.05

    3.
    SCU KING SAUD WAVES
    0.08

    4.
    LV WALKS TO CAR
    0.13

    5.
    CU DITTO
    0.14

    6.
    CU SAUD
    0.17

    7.
    SV PHOTOGRAPHERS AT NICE AIRPORT
    0.20

    8.
    LV PAN BOEING TAKES OFF
    0.26

    9.
    GV ORLY AIRPORT BUILDINGS
    0.27

    10.
    LV DITTO
    0.29

    11.
    LV SAUD HELPED ON GANGWAY OUT OF PLANE
    0.36

    12.
    ANGLE V. PRESSMEN
    0.38

    13.
    SLV SAUD ASSISTED SLOWLY DOWN CANGWAY
    0.45

    14.
    LV DITTO
    0.48

    15.
    REAR V. CAMERAMEN
    0.52

    16.
    STV SAUD INTO CAR
    0.59

    17.
    ANGLE V. PRESSMEN
    1.01

    18.
    TV CAR LEAVES
    1.07

    19.
    GV CLINIC 'VIOLET'
    1.10

    20.
    SV PEOPLE WAIT
    1.12

    21.
    LV SAUD'S CAR ENTERS
    1.18

    22.
    CU DITTO
    1.22

    23.
    LV SAUD INSIDE CLINIC
    1.27



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: KING SAUD OF SAUDI ARABIA IS IN PARIS FOR FURTHER MEDICAL TREATMENT. HE FLEW THERE FROM NICE TODAY (THURSDAY) IN A SPECIALLY CHARTERED BOEING 707. HE DROVE STRAIGHT FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE EXCLUSIVE CLINIQUE VIOLET, WHERE SURGEON PROFESSOR GODARD DALLAYNES WILL TREAT HIM FOR AN OBSCURE STOMACH COMPLAINT.

    NUNS REMOVED A CRUCIFIX FROM ABOVE THE 61-YEAR-OLD ISLAMIC MONARCH'S BED. IT'S NOT KNOWN HOW LONG HE WILL STAY THERE, BUT ROOMS HAVE BEEN BOOKED FOR MEMBERS OF HIS SUITE AT A PARIS HOTEL FOR TWO WEEKS.

    HE HAS ALREADY HAD MEDICAL TREATMENT IN LAUSANNE, IN SWITZERLAND, AND IN NICE. IN NICE, HIS STAFF TOOK OVER 55 ROOMS AT THE EXPENSIVE HOTEL NEGRESCO, WHERE II DOCTORS WERE IN CONSTANT ATTENDANCE.

    HIS EYES ARE PERMANENTLY CONCEALED BEHIND DARK GLASSES BECAUSE OF CATARACTS. KING SAUD IS THE WEALTHIEST MONARCH IN THE WORLD, ROYALTIES FROM HIS OIL RICH KINGDOM BRINGING HIM AN ESTIMATED GBP12,000 AN HOUR.

    IN RIYADH, HIS DESERT CAPITAL, HIS LIFE IS UNDER CONSTANT GUARD FOR FEAR OF AN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT. IN CAIRO, A SCORE OF PLOTTERS ARE READY TO GET RID OF HIM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1EP7UV94E8IYF02VHS0SL6LG7
    Media URN:
    VLVA1EP7UV94E8IYF02VHS0SL6LG7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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