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    Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

    LV. The Governor General of Ceylon, Mr William Gopallawa, arriving to the celebration of the 18 anniversary of independence of the country. He is being greeted by dignitaries. LV. Troops lined up. LV. Type of antiaircraft gun firing. SV. Armoured cars parading past saluting base. LV. Military band marching forwards, headed by ram mascot. Pan, the ram being marched past, & CU. SV. An elephant walking in front of troops. LV. The Governor General on saluting base. SV. Troops marching past. SV. Personalities on dais watching. SV. School children marching past. SV. Personalities on dais watching. SV. School children carrying banners marching past. LV. Women traditional dancers. SV. Dancers past dais. AS. Pan, a float moving past depicting events from Ceylon history.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    55027
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1783.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:33:00 / 01:46:37:00
    Canister:
    66/18
    Sort Number:
    66/018
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Ceylon
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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