• Short Summary

    With Malenkov aboard, Russia's sensational new jet airliner leaves London.

  • Description

    London Airport.

    SV. Line of cars arriving, and in one is Mr Georgi Malenkov, Soviet Commissar for Power Stations. LV. Russian jet airliner waiting on the aerodrome. SV. Mr Malenkov after getting out of car, walks across and shakes hands with a woman (Lady Citrine?) and shakes hands with Lord Citrine, Chairman of the Central Electricity Authority. Behind Malenkov stands his interpreter and Soviet Ambassador Mr Jacob Malik, Malik shakes hands with Lord Citrine. CU. Onlooker with camera up to face, taking photograph. SV. Group. Mr Malenkov shaking hands with Lord Citrine on Malenkov's right is Mr Malik. SV. Group of press and newsreel people taking photographs. SCU. Malenkov with Malik laughing and joking. SV. The nose of the Russian jet airliner. SV. The plane with Malik and Lord Citrine standing at the entrance of the aircraft on the steps. Mr Malenkov is coming up the steps, he reaches them and turns round to look back at the crowd. CU. Russian man puts camera up to face and takes photograph. SV. Mr Malik and Mr Malenkov standing on top of the steps at entrance to aircraft shaking hands. Malenkov gives Malik a big hug. Mr Malik starts to come down steps but turns round to shake hands with someone inside the aircraft. Malik turns away and starts to come down steps while Malenkov stands there waving to crowd. Malenkov turns round and goes into aircraft. SV. Motorcycle police sitting on their bicycles watching. LV. The jet airliner taxiing along, preparing for takeoff.


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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:
    01:33:25:00 / 01:34:19:00

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