• Short Summary

    A SOMEWHAT UNUSUAL GIFT FOR PRESIDENT DE GAULLE....ACCEPTED BY THE FRENCH LEADER, IT'S AN EXTRA?

  • Description

    1.
    G.V. EXT. HOTEL.
    0.06

    2.
    G.V. INT. ROOM CONTAINING BED.
    0.11

    3.
    C.V. FRENCH FLAG ON BED.
    0.15

    4.
    G.V. COUPLE WALK IN AND INSPECT BED.
    0.20

    5.
    C.V. COUPLE TEST SPRINGS.
    0.27

    6.
    S.C.V. MAN LYING ON BED.
    0.34

    7.
    C.V. WOMAN LOOKS ON.
    0.37

    8.
    G.V. COUPLE STAND BY BED.
    0.44



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    Background: A SOMEWHAT UNUSUAL GIFT FOR PRESIDENT DE GAULLE....ACCEPTED BY THE FRENCH LEADER, IT'S AN EXTRA LARGE BED - PRESENTED BY A BRITISH FIRM IN GRATITUDE FOR HIS MOVES TO EXCLUDE BRITAIN FROM THE COMMON MARKET.

    FOR WHAT IT CALLS "HIS SERVICES TO BRITAIN", A WILTSHIRE BEDDING FIRM HAS MADE A "KING-SIZE" QUILTED DIVAN -- BUILT SPECIALLY LONG FOR THE TALL PRESIDENT. IT IS 6FT. 10 INS. (2 METRES 7.5 CMS) LONG.

    DECORATED WITH FLEUR-DE-LYS EMBLEMS, IT WILL SOON BE DESPATCHED TO PARIS. IT WOULD COST ABOUT GBP85 IN A SHOP.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABDJ59S7QD4JVQPGLAP0AFA1L0
    Media URN:
    VLVABDJ59S7QD4JVQPGLAP0AFA1L0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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