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    Delhi, India.

    Documentation and newspaper cutting on file regarding 10th independence anniversary.

    On the ramparts of Red Fort, Nehru meeting diplomats who were seated there. Nehru unfurling the flag. Nehru addressing the mammoth crowd. CU. Nehru addressing crowd. LS. made from top, show Nehru standing under the flag addressing the big crowd. Jama Masjid (Great Mosque) standing in background of thick crowd which had collected. (Nehru spoke about the progress of India). Nehru leaving after ceremony. Various shots made inside the exhibition hall show visitors to the Mutiny Exhibition (one or two shots were spoiled but were retaken). Various shots of the exhibits which depict scenes from Mutiny 1857. CU. of the Last King and Queen of India. (The Moghul King Bahadur Shah who was later arrested). Shot of traitor being shot. Shot of the arrest of Badhadur (sp?) Shah the last King, in between there are shots of attack on Delhi, etc. Various shots of illuminated buildings. First shot is of Government Secretariat. Several old gates in the city of Old Delhi were illuminated. Early morning shot of Rajghat. Prime Minister Nehru arriving and paying his homage at the Memorial Platform of Mahatma Gandhi. Nehru inspecting the Guard of Honour.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:00:54:00 / 01:05:41:00
    UN 2994 H
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    UN 2994 H
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