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    De Gaulle met by Leoni, visits Caracas, Bogota & Ecuador and hailed by cheering crowds.

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    Caracas, Venezuela and Bogota, Colombia and Ecuador.

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    LS. De Gaulle's plane landing at Caracas Airport. GV. Of Caracas Airport building lined with people. VS. General de Gaulle stands on steps of plane saluting on arrival. LS. De Gaulle walks down steps of aircraft. LS. Gun being fired in salute. LS. De Gaulle meets President Leoni on dais. LS. De Gaulle speaking on dais. MS. De Gaulle walking past crowd. VS. De Gaulle arrives in open car at the Pantheon in Caracas, he is met by President Leoni. LS. Pan down the Pantheon to show crowd around front entrance. VS. De Gaulle leaving the palace amongst crowd and waves from car as it drives off. MV. Section of crowd. VS. Sections of crowd, flags and the Statue of Bolivar outside the Miraflores Palace. MS. Pan as De Gaulle passes in open car waving to crowds, he is now wearing a suit as against the uniform in first eleven shots. MS. Coat of Arms of Municipal Council. MS. De Gaulle arriving in Miraflores Palace and being greeted. LS. De Gaulle inside Palace. MS. Members of congress clapping. MS. Good of De Gaulle waving to crowd from open car. VS. Crowds. VS. De Gaulle's journey through streets of Caracas. LS. De Gaulle arriving at the S.E.N.A. factory in Bogota. CU. Sign, 'S.E.N.A.'. MS. De Gaulle shaking hands with crowds on arrival in factory. VS. De Gaulle looking around factory and he signs the visitors book. GV. Exterior of Pasteur University in Bogota. VS. De Gaulle arriving at the university. GV. Crowd from balcony of university from behind the figure of De Gaulle. GV. Crowd cheering. LS. De Gaulle waving. VS. Crowds waving French flags VS. Bogota Military Band marching along. GV. Pan of the Parliament buildings in Bogota. VS. De Gaulle arriving at Parliament. VS. De Gaulle addressing Parliament. VS. De Gaulle surrounded by people leaves the Parliament. CU. Soldier's face. VS. De Gaulle and his wife leave their plane at Ecuador and they are greeted by Admiral Ramon Castro Jijon, Generals Ivis Cabrera Sevilla and Margos Gandara Enriquez and Colonel Guillermo Freile Possa. VS. Motorcade through crowds to Independence Square in Equador. VS. Massed crowds acclaiming De Gaulle in the square. VS. De Gaulle addressing crowds from balcony. VS. De Gaulle at municipal reception.


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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:09:57:00
    UN 3940 A

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