• Short Summary

    To stress the importance of the scientific development and preservation of trees in the agricultural economy of Iraq, King Faisal 11 plant the first tree in the programme.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. Crowd waiting for the King to arrive.


    2.
    LV. Pan. The King's car arriving.


    3.
    SV. Children in the crowd.


    4.
    SV. PAN. The King past camera.


    5.
    LV. The King receiving a bouquet from a small girl.


    6.
    SV. Crowd.


    7.
    SV. PAN. The King walking in the grounds.


    8.
    SV. Crowd.


    9.
    SCU. The King planting a tree.


    10.
    CU. Ditto.


    11.
    SCU. Ditto.


    12.
    SV. Having finished the planting they pose for the Press.


    13.
    Back. V. The crowd pressing to see the King drive away.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: To stress the importance of the scientific development and preservation of trees in the agricultural economy of Iraq, King Faisal 11 plant the first tree in the programme. This was to signify the necessity of the country as a whole to participate in the project.

    The young monarch was accompanied by several of his ministers, and the Minister for Agriculture, Mr. Mohamed Muhsin Al-Hardan, spoke on the Government's schemes for improving the farming areas in Iraq, and the value of the forestry programme.

    There were large crowds present when the King planted this commemematory tree.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZSBWJRHLB58NTJWWTK2OXAKB
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZSBWJRHLB58NTJWWTK2OXAKB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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