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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the Bulgarian Premier being met at Warsaw Airport by the Polish Premier to finalise the Polish-Bulgarian friendship pact.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Warsaw, Poland

    Full title in Polish reads: "Georgy Dymitrov in Warsaw".

    LS Scene at Warsaw airport on 28th May 1948, with crowds of Polish people gathered to greet an official delegation from the Bulgarian government arriving to discuss the finalisation of a Polish-Bulgarian pact of friendship. LS Pan across airfield, with crowds massed even on the roof of the airport building. LS The Bulgarian Premier, Georgi Dimitrov, and Foreign Minister, Vasil Kolarov, and party alighting from Dakota aircraft. MS Various shots of Dimitrov receiving greetings from Polish Premier Mr. Cyrankiewicz, and his two Vice-Premiers, Gomulka and Korzycki. MS Dimitrov, Polish Premier and a high-ranking Polish military officer review Guard of Honour. (2 shots). CU Dimitrov being greeted by officials. (3 shots). MS High shot, spectators, carrying banners welcoming Dimitrov, standing at edge of airfield. MS Bulgarian delegation walking past control towers on airport. CU Dimitrov greeting youth organisations and political parties in the spectators. CU Dimitrov is presented with a bouquet of white roses by a young woman in the crowd. MS Dimitrov and his party with spectators in background, continue across airfield.

    Note: Alternative spellings for search purposes: Georgi / Georgy and Dimitrov / Dymitrov.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:18:00 / 01:45:36:00
    UN 1964 C

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