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  • Short Summary

    Chou En Lai being greeted at Warsaw's airport by Poland's Premier Cyrankiewicz, arriving at the Hall of the Ministers Council for a reception.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Warsaw, Poland

    LS and MS Plane taxiing in at airport, crowds at airport to greet Communist Chinese Premier on 11th January 1957. Various shots of the Premier of the Chinese People's Republic, Chou En Lai arriving being greeted by various politicians, among them Polish Vice Premier Vladislav Gomulka, Polish Premier Joseph Cyrankiewicz and other high officials. Chou En Lai walking past Guard of Honour. Chinese Premier presented with bouquet. MS Press cameramen taking photos, pan to Chou En Lai and other officials and then back to cameramen. LS Premier getting into car.

    Chou En Lai's car entering the gate of Hall of the Ministers Council. Interior shots of Chinese delegation being greeted. MS Chou En Lai seated at table with representatives of the Government and Party as well as by the diplomatic corps, taking their seats at the table and talking. Various shots of the reception party adjourning into dining hall. Chou En Lai standing at the microphone. Representatives toasting each other.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: January 1957.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:24:00 / 01:29:40:00
    UN 2926 E

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