Ruler of Persia (now Iran) arrives in Italy for a five-day official visit.
Various shots of Shah of Persia (Mohamed Reza Pahlevi) arriving by plane at Rome airfield, of him alighting from plane, and being greeted. LS.Shah inspecting Guard of Honour. MS.Shah standing by microphone. CU.Shah seated in open car, passing camera. Travelling shot passing crowds. Various shots of Shah accompanied by Italian President Gronchi, drive to the Quirinale Palace. CU.Quirinale Palace, pan down to Guard of Honour. Two shots of mounted guards.CU. Gronchi and Shah of Iran, who is saluting. Two C.Us of Shah accompanied by Gronchi inspecting Guard of Honour. Various shots of Shah laying wreath of roses on the Tomb of Italy's Unknown Soldier at the Victor Emanuel Monument he is accompanied by Eugenio Picardo, Commandant of the Carabinieri, and the Chiefs of Staff of the Italian Army, Navy and Air Force. MS.Wreath of roses at foot of Tomb.