Mountbatten In India 1948

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    Earl Louis Mountbatten and his wife visit Maharajah of Bikaner. India.

    L/S as Maharajah makes a speech. C/U of him with Earl and Lady Mountbatten in background. M/S Louis Mountbatten speaking. Various shots as the Mountbattens, the Maharajah Kumar Sahib (his heir), members of his staff and officers of the State Cavalry posing for photographs. M/S Mountbatten, Lady Mountbatten and the Maharajah of Bikaner examining relics of the Fort of Bikaner. M/S as they examine an old carriage. C/U the carriage. Various shots as they emerge from the fort and look over balustrade.

    L/S Fort of Bikaner with two old guns in foreground. M/S Earl Louis Mountbatten, in naval uniform, with Maharajah. C/U Mountbatten, Maharajah and Lady Edwina Mountbatten (in F.A.N.Y. (First Aid Nursing Yeomanry Service) uniform. L/S Mountbatten, in mufti drives under arch in open car. L/S Mountbatten in car. L/S Lady Mountbatten and the Maharajah driving through the town. C/U Lady Mountbatten giving the Maharajah's children a drink at the airport. L/S small group of natives lining the route. L/S camel driven gun carriages galloping past.

    Cataloguer's note: cuts for story 'Maharajah Troops His Colours' in 48/10 on *PM1420*.

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    00:02:45:00
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    01:49:06:00 / 01:51:51:00
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