• Short Summary

    In the Russian Embassy, London, October 15, British film director Lewis Gilbert was presented with the Silver Medal and a scroll by Russian Ambassador Jacob Malik for his film 'Cry from the St Stereos', prize-winner at the Moscow Film Festival, in August.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. Soviet Embassy
    0.05

    2.
    SV. Malik greeting guests
    0.10

    3.
    SCU. Greeting Barbara Murray and Sydney Tafler
    0.16

    4.
    SV. Malik greets Lewis Gilbert and wife
    0.21

    5.
    SCU. DITTO
    0.27

    6.
    CU. Lewis Gilbert walks away
    0.30

    7.
    GV. of reception
    0.35

    8.
    CU.PAN..Barbara Murray tries caviar
    0.43

    9.
    SV. Malik presents medal and scroll of honour to Lewis Gilbert
    0.48

    10.
    LV. Photographer
    0.50

    11.
    SCU. Malik and Lewis Gilbert pose with medal and scroll
    0.53

    12.
    CU. The medal
    0.56

    13.
    CU. Scroll
    0.59

    14.
    GV. Reception
    1.01

    15.
    SV. Group Malik, Gilbert, wife, Tafler and Barbara Murray
    1.06



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In the Russian Embassy, London, October 15, British film director Lewis Gilbert was presented with the Silver Medal and a scroll by Russian Ambassador Jacob Malik for his film 'Cry from the St Stereos', prize-winner at the Moscow Film Festival, in August.

    Many British filmland personalities heard Ambassador Malik say the Moscow Film Festival would become a regular event, with the theme "for humanism in film art, peace and friendship among peoples."
    Lewis Gilbert, of Eros Films, said he was happy that this was the first English film officially to be sold in USSR. He said it was through the medium of film that people could see how others lived.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9C01E6TALSQG42OHBU2I71RZW
    Media URN:
    VLVA9C01E6TALSQG42OHBU2I71RZW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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