Moutnbatten Takes Over 1947

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Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

India. Lord Louis Mountbatten arrives in New Delhi to take up his new appointment as Viceroy of India.

LS MS Lord and Lady Edwina Mountbatten driving through the streets of New Delhi in an open horsedrawn carriage.

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
59541
Sort Number:
UNSO 006 I
Time in/Out:
01:13:03:00 / 01:13:36:00
Canister:
UNSO Reel 006 I
Film ID:
1512.09
Issue Date:

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