With The Duke Of Connaught In India - Reel… 1921

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    Titles read: 'With the DUKE of CONNAUGHT in INDIA - Pictures taken by Authority by our own Cameraman attached to the Tour.'

    Duke of Connaught (Prince Arthur) reviews Indian Army at big military event; many spectators; segregated sections for Indians and British. British colonial wives all hiding under umbrellas. Can't tell nationality of all the soldiers marching and riding. Then; scenes from Taj Mahal repeated from reel 1 - various shots of Duke and group looking at the palace. Also repeated; the tomb of Akbar. This time the CU of the marble lace is in the right place; instead of spliced in earlier with the Taj Mahal shots. Several Muslim boys and men in BG; low dwellings of clay or brick; connected; minarets and onion dome in BG.

    Mule walking across desert-like landscape; box on his back; with 2 people riding? Long stone bridge with 34 arches; at Ispahan; former capital of Persia. Tracking shot (from mule?) through narrow street; past camel train.

    Polo game played in town square by Muslim officers - including shots from high above. Sports; recreation. Next; tracking shot (shaky cam) heading down a dirt road through rough country; toward Sirvand Pass. 2 men move donkeys off road; further along a man with group of camels piled with sacks.

    Travel; scenic; architecture; international relations; colonialism; British Empire.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    75933
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2364.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:08:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:30:00 / 02:02:18:00
    Canister:
    ON 257 A
    Sort Number:
    ON 257 A
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