Nasser rejects 18-nation proposals - Menzies reports it to British and French Premiers.
Cairo, London Airport, Downing Street, Suez Canal, England & Egypt.
Nasser rejects 18-nation proposal for solving Suez crisis and Menzies returns to London to report it to British and French Prime Ministers. SV. Back view, President of Egypt Abdel Nasser going up steps of Presidential building. SV. Towards, Colonel Nasser and Australian Premier Robert Menzies coming through door. They are standing facing cameras then they turn and shake hands.
AS. Mr Menzies stepping out of plane and coming down steps at London Airport. SV. Pan, Mr Menzies makes his way towards interview room. SV. Back view, with the cameramen in room. SV. Mr Menzies sitting down in front of microphone between two men. SCU. Pathe News cameraman. CU. Mr Menzies speaking (natural sound): "and the answer... after long arguments... that Egypt will have nothing to do with any peaceful solution..."
SV. Car arriving at No 10 Downing Street. SV. Crowd on pavement watching. SV. As French Premier Mr Guy Mollet steps from car and is greeted by Britain's Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden. Eden shakes hands with French Foreign Minister Mr Christian Pineau and Mr Mollet shakes hands with Britain's Foreign Minister Selwyn Lloyd. LV. Crowds on pavement. SCU. Eden Lloyd Pineau and Mollet on the steps of No 10 with Mollet waving to the crowd, they turn to go in. LV. Downing Street, night time. SV. Mr Menzies stepping from car and turns and waves to crowd. SV. Crowd on pavement waving back. SV. Mr Eden and Mr Menzies on the steps waving to the crowd, they shake hands. SCU. United nations sign. GV. United Nations Assembly & GV.
(F.G. & Neg.) (Orig "M")