Sir David Eccles arrived at Sao Paulo's airport, coming from Rio, where he had previously had contact with brazilian government, as well as with the leading businessmen.
Long shot taxiing space Sao Paulo airport. REAL Super Convair arriving, Sir David descending stairs, being greeted by consul and others, walking toward main building, inside same, being interviewed by local press, entering consulate car, same departing. Long shot downtown Sao Paulo, pan up to Automovel Club building, where luncheon was held, inside: Brazilian and British flag, pan down to centre of table: Sir David, at his side the president of B Chamber of Commerce, B Consul and others. Various long and medium shots. Introducing Sir David, Mr Kenneth Clark, president of British Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce, close shot of Sir david listening, Sir David walking toward speakers desk, close shot of Sir David speaking, final long shot, applause.
Sao Paulo's Governor, Dr. JANIO QUADROS, was to be present at Sir David's luncheon. Governor Quadros, having been several times to England, and knowing Sir David personally, was however detained, was called out to the interior of the state unexpectedly, could not be present.
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Background: Sir David Eccles arrived at Sao Paulo's airport, coming from Rio, where he had previously had contact with brazilian government, as well as with the leading businessmen.
Sir David's visit to Sao Paulo was a happy event to all those concerned with British business.
Sir David's arrival was on Sunday, May 11.
The following day, May 12, the visitor was guest of honor at a luncheon given by the British Chamber of Commerce at Sao Paulo, where he addressed british business, en radicated in Brazil, telling the purpose of his visit which was to increase the business relationship between The United Kingdom and Brazil.
A phrase, spoken, by Sir David, during his interview with president Kubitschhek in Rio, became quite well known by the public. Sir David himself quoted, at the Sao Paulo luncheon: "The main difference between the United Kingdom and Brazil, is that we built our empire outside of our borders. while you (Brazil) are building yours inside your borders.