• Short Summary

    The first man in space Yuri Gagarin visits London.

  • Description

    Welcome Gagarin. London.

    L/S air to ground shot London airport. L/S the aircraft TU-104B taxiing in at London airport. C/U Russian flag on bonnet of the Rolls Royce pan down to the number plate YG.1. L/S officials and pressmen walking towards the aircraft. M/S pan officials walking towards the aircraft. C/U as Yuri Gagarin comes down the steps form the aircraft clapping. C/U as Gagarin steps off of the gangway and is greeted by officials. top shot Gagarin surrounded by pressmen and officials zoom back to L/S and C/U as Gagarin waves. M/S pan as Gagarin walk away still surrounded by pressmen and official towards his car.

    M/S pressmen pan as the car moves off. M/S crowds lining the street at Hammersmith. M/S man waving Russian flag. L/S pan as Gagarin standing in his car and waving to crowd. drives past. M/S women in crowd. L/S elevated Gagarin's elevated Gagarin's car arriving at Earls Court. L/S pan as the car drives up to the main entrance pan to the Giant "U.S.S.R." sign above the main entrance. Top view as Gagarin is presented with a bouquet by someone from the exhibition. M/S crowd. Top shot as Gagarin shakes hands with officials form the exhibition. L/S elevated massed crowd around the entrance to the exhibition.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:11:00 / 01:47:01:00

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