• Short Summary

    The First Man in Space, Yuri Gagarin, pays a well received visit to England.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Manchester & London. Hail, Gagarin".

    Manchester, Lancashire. - GV elevated Cosmonaut and first man in space, Yuri Gagarin leaving his car and walking towards the Foundry Workers Union building in the rain. SV pan Ditto. LV police on horseback controlling crowds. GV interior as guests applaud Gagarin. CU Gagarin clapping. SV Officials. CU as the Union's Presidents Fred Hollingworth admires the medal his union have just presented to Gagarin. LV crowds outside as Gagarin comes out. LV Gagarin with the President of the Union a man shakes Gagarin's hand, and Gagarin waves to the crowds.

    London. - GV the Mansion House, SV pan Gagarin's car arriving. GV crowds with umbrella raised waving to Gagarin GV Gagarin on the balcony of the Mansion House waving to the crowds, LV Ditto. LV Ditto and then he turns and goes back into the Mansion House.

    GV the Tower of London. LV pan as Gagarin in the middle of a crowd walks through the tower. SV Ditto as he walks into Queen's House. LV policemen beefeaters and crowds outside Queen's House. Angle shot the Tower. SV Gagarin accompanied by a beefeater and other officials walking down some steps. LV press Photographers. LV as Gagarin walks towards camera accompanied by policemen and a beefeater waving to the crowds.

    SV Admiralty House as Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and Major Gagarin walks out and stand on the steps. SV pressmen. SV Mr Macmillan pointing out points of interest to Gagarin Gagarin smiles and waves. LV pressmen and photographers gathered round the doorway. SV as Gagarin and Macmillan shake hands.

    LV of Buckingham Palace with the standard flying. SV crowd shot. SV pan Gagarin's car arriving escorted by motor cyclists driving through the gates of Buckingham Palace. GV crowds outside Buckingham Palace.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:51:00 / 01:07:03:00

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