• Short Summary

    Graphic pictures review recent mission, particularly featuring leading personalities engaged in negotiations.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Cripps in India

    INDIA: New Delhi:
    EXT
    GTV New Delhi. GTV showing Kingsway and Lakes.
    Pan from North Block buildings to South Block buildings - Secretariat buildings.
    CU placard; "SIR STAFFORD CRIPPS IN DELHI."
    GBV car through entrance of Cripp's residence, his house in background.
    CU bed of flowers pan up to GV of residence.
    GV track shot towards of Sir Stafford Cripps and Mr. Turnball on steps of house.
    SCU Cripps takes off his hat.
    CU Cripps.
    GV Birla House.
    LBV Congress men arriving at Birla House.
    LBV Mrs. Sarojini Naidu arriving. (Famous Poetess.)
    SV pan Mr.C.Rajagopalachari (Ex Premier of Madras.)
    Pan Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. (Pres.of Working Committee.)
    SV pan Pandit Nehru arriving.
    SV natives reading newspapers.
    SV natives in cart reading papers.
    SV travel shot natives in cart reading papers.
    SCU and CU Pandit Nehru, laughing.

    GV Cochin House, residence of Col. L.Johnson.
    SV Stars and Stripes flying from roof.
    CU Johnson.
    SV Cripps receives Mahomedalli Jinnah, Leader of Moslem League, and walks towards house with him.
    SV Cripps walking with Jinnah.
    LV Cripps greets Gandhi out of car and up steps.
    SV Cripps with Gandhi, seated.
    CU Gandhi.
    CU placard "CONGRESS - CRIPPS NEGOTIATIONS BREAKDOWN."
    CU newspaper headline "CRIPPS S O S TO PRIME MINISTER."
    CU placard "BRITISH OFFER WITHDRAWN."
    CU clock at 8.30.
    Track shot towards
    STV Cripps making broadcast.
    CU Cripps broadcasting pan to mike and track into mike.
    Track away from radio pan to globe of the world turning.
    SV Wavell in group at aerodrome seeing Cripps off.
    CU Wavell pan to Cripps.
    LV group pan to plane waiting.
    SV Cripps waves and into plane.
    V track towards
    CU of Cripps waving from plane.

    GOOD SCENES:

    LTV New Delhi.
    GV Showing Kingsway and lakes Raising Road.
    TV Council House. (Round building.)
    TV pan Secretariat building.
    STV ditto.
    LV through entrance of dome of Secretariat building in background.
    SCU dome of North Block.
    GTV Secretariat building.
    CU Union Jack flying from tower.
    SCU Cripps with head held a little down listening to somebody talking.
    SCU two cameramen at camera, one puts umbrella up.
    SCUTV two cameramen at camera.
    SV pan Congress men posing L. to R.
    Dr.Pattabhi Sitaramayya, Mr. Shankar Rao Dev, & Dr. Syed Mahmud.
    CU angle shot placard "DIVIDED VIEWS ON CRIPPS SCHEME."
    CU placard "HOPES OF COMPROMISE ON CRIPPS PROPOSALS."
    CU angle shot placard "HOPE OF SETTLEMENT IN INDIA: U.S. ENVOY AS MEDIATOR."
    Pan from GV to CU Johnson walking towards, then to GBV as he walks up the steps of his house.

    GOOD SCENES:

    CU angle shot placard "CRIPPS TO STAY ONE SETTLEMENT HOPE."
    CU placard "CONGRESS DECISION AWAITED: SAPRU-GANDHI MEETING."
    LV towards Azad leaving Birla House.
    SCU pose shot Azad.
    CU side view Mr.C.Rajagopalachari talking.
    CU side view pan Mrs. Naidu leaving.
    CU side view Nehru talking and gesticulating.
    Track towards SV Nehru and Cripps talking on steps of building.
    SV pan Nehru takes leave of Cripps and gets into car, pan to Cripps turning to walk up steps of building.
    CU Cripps speaking into mike.
    FULL CU Cripps speaking.
    STV globe of the world turning pan to map of India.
    SV reporter on telephone.
    CU tape machine working.
    Long side view Cripps arriving at aerodrome and shaking hands with a man.
    SBV Wavell and RAF officer Pierce talking together.
    CU Wavell talking to Pierce.
    LV Wavell shaking hands with Johnson.
    SCU Johnson talking to BV of Wavell.

    GOOD SCENES:

    SV Johnson and Cripps walking, plane in background, they shake hands.

    Personalities - Politicians; Independence Movements; Sir Richard Stafford Cripps (1889-1952), British Empire; Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
    Background: Graphic pictures review recent mission, particularly featuring leading personalities engaged in negotiations.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9J1T641RR42NEQENXG65YSTT7
    Media URN:
    VLVA9J1T641RR42NEQENXG65YSTT7
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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