Various shots of the leaders of the two Communist super-states signing a joint communiqué in Peking, condemning the actions of the USA and Britain in the Near and Middle East.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Peking / Beijing, China
Various shots of Nikita Khrushchev, Secretary of the Communist Party of Soviet Union, and Mao Tse Tung, Chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, signing a joint Soviet Chinese communiqué on 3rd August 1958. (The communiqué condemns the actions of the United States and Britain in the Near and Middle East and calling for a withdrawal of their forces from the Lebanon and Jordan respectively.) Panning shot of delegates present for signing, pan to Khruschev and Mao Tse Tung signing. CU Khruschev and Mao Tse Tung exchanging documents, then shaking hands.
Various shots on the tarmac at Peking airfield, Khruschev shaking hands with Mao Tse Tung and other members of the Chinese Communist party. LS Khruschev waving farewell from the steps of the plane. MS and LS Mao Tse Tung and party waving back. Ground to air shot of plane taking off and in flight.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork 18/08/1958.