• Short Summary

    Russian President Nikita Khrushchev and his family visit France.

  • Description

    Item title reads - France likes K.

    Paris, France.

    L/S Russian President Nikita Khrushchev's car arriving at the Paris Opera. M/S pan from Khrushchev, accompanied by French President Charles de Gaulle, as they walk from car up the steps of the Opera House, they turn and wave to the crowd. L/S crowd waving and cheering. L/S trumpeters. M/S interior as they walk up the stairs. Various shots of a reception given by Khrushchev for his hosts. M/S's of official testing food with Geiger counter for radioactivity or poison. L/S flags flying at the Pichegru pumping station, camera pans to M/S of station. M/S interior of Khrushchev applauding the workers. M/S workers clapping. C/U Mrs Khrushchev signing her autograph. C/U Khrushchev smiling, he turns and begins to clap again.

    M/S French people dressed in old time costumes at the castle of Pau. M/S Frenchman presenting Khrushchev with the gift of a lamb, he strokes it. C/U of one of Khrushchev's daughters smelling flower, she passes it to her sister who laughingly sniffs at it. C/U Khrushchev sneezing three times. M/S ancient Roman amphitheatre at Nimes. Elevated shot of the ruins, the camera pans to ancient folk dancing in progress. Various shots of the dancers. M/S Mr and Mrs Khrushchev seated applauding.

    Cataloguer's note: alternative spellings: Khruschev, Krushchev, Kruschev.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:13:00 / 01:25:35:00

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