Lord Louis Mountbatten arrives in New Delhi to take over as the last Viceroy of India.
Scenes of joy as India and Pakistan gain their independence from Britain.
Story about the hand over of power in India and Pakistan.
Riots in India continue while delegates meet at the UN for talks.
Thousands of refugees cross the Indian / Pakistan border in search of safety.
Refugees flee communal violence in the aftermath of the partition of India.
Lord Mountbatten unveils a painting of Nehru and says kind words about him.
Nehru visits the troubled region of Kashmir, which has chosen to become part of India.
Lord Louis Mountbatten arrives in India to take up his new appointment as Viceroy.
Scenes in India and Pakistan on Independence day.
Various ceremonies to mark the independence of India.
Independence day for India and Pakistan. India and Lancaster House, London.
Lord Louis Mountbatten attends the ceremony for the Independence of India and Pakistan.
Louis Mountbatten watches British troops leaving India.
People celebrate Independence Day in Bombay. India.
Louis Mountbatten watches British troops leave India.
India leaders gather to hear Louis Mountbatten's plans for the country.
India House independence ceremony.
Lord Mountbatten in Karachi for Pakistan independence celebrations.
Grady speaks to camera about his appointment as US Ambassador to India.
Lord Louis Mountbatten sworn as Viceroy of India at Durbar Hall, New Delhi.