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  • Short Summary

    Nikita Khruschev arrives in Hungary, takes trip on Danube and inspects archaeological site.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Secretary of Soviet Communist Party, Nikita Khruschev, arrives in Hungary and takes trip on River Danube.

    LS Mr. Khruschev alighting from aircraft. MS crowd applauding. CU Khruschev being welcomed with affectionate embraces by Janos Kadar (aka John Kadar, Secretary of Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party), Dr. Ferenc Munich (President of Hungarian Council of Ministers), and others. LS crowd. LS aircraft. Various shots of Khruschev with Soviet and Hungarian statesmen looking at plane. MS & CU Khruschev, Kadar and others seated inside plane eating, and having discussion.

    Crowd. Various shots of Khruschev being driven through streets in open car, cut-ins of crowd waving. MS Khruschev shaking hands with Kadar and others. Various shots of Mr. Khruschev on pleasure boat on River Danube. Various shots of Khrushchev's visit to Visegrad, we see him meeting a young factory worker on holiday (Istvan Tchaikovsky). CU little boy with camera. Various shots of Khruschev inspecting archaeological excavations from the time of King Mathias. CU Khruschev giving autograph to young woman. MS Mr. Khruschev being presented with bouquet and a toy dog by another young woman. Khruschev being driven in open car. Khruschev smiles a lot throughout item, atmosphere between Soviets and Hungarians seems very friendly.

    Date on dope sheet is 06/09/1959.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:36:00 / 01:37:44:00
    UN 3243 A

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