• Short Summary

    American President Kennedy visits Costa Rica.

  • Description

    Costa Rica.

    Title reads 'Report on President's Journey to Costa Rica'.

    BGV. Massed crowd in Costa Rica's capital San Jose. Various shots of the American President John F. Kennedy surrounded by crowd and making his way to dais - he is meeting the Presidents of the five South American countries. MS. President Kennedy making a speech - natural sound. Various shots of the President driving in an open car through the packed streets waving to people. GV. Small crowd outside Costa Rica's National Theatre where the President will meet the countries heads. Various shots of President Kennedy arriving to the National Theatre just after the arrival of President of Costa Rica Francisco J. Or-Leach. GV. Inside National Theatre with its ornate decor, the gallery and boxes are packed with delegates attending the conference. Various shots of the President Kennedy walking down aisle of the theatre to take his place on the stage. GV. Auditorium. Various shots of Mr Dean Rusk, American Secretary of State, as he sits behind President. GV. Massed crowd in front of dais. MCU. President Kennedy addressing the students from dais in the open before his departure. GV. Crowd waving. MLS. President Kennedy reaches forward to shake hands with some of the people in front of dais. Various shots of the President Kennedy in a mass of people as he makes his way to a waiting helicopter.


    Date found in the old record - 21/03/1963.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:01:00 / 01:14:49:00
    UN 3730 C

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