While the Queen is away to Swai Madho Pur for tiger shoot, in New Delhi more colourful programmes get final touches and made way for presentation.
LS of a model entering the donning a dress from the Kushan period of 200 A.D.
MS of the Kushan period model dancing.
MS of a model with AJANTA period costume joining the Kushan period model in dance.
MS MS of a Moghul period Court Singer coming on the stage.
CU of the Moghul period singer.
Another close up.
MS of a model wearing a costume from CUTCH entering the stage.
CU of the Cutch model.
MS of a model wearing Orissa dress coming on the stage.
CU of the hands showing silver jewellers of Orissa model.
Another close up of the hands.
MS of the Orissa girl walking out.
MLS of a Avadh princess with two attendants walking onto the stage.
CU of the dress of the Avadh princess.
CU of the lady while sitting.
MLS of a model depicting Bharatpur dress which is 150 years old and was of 150 yards for skirt along:
CU of the skirt made of 150 yards of material.
LS of the group of models.
SPECIAL NOTE. FOR EDITORS
Charles Wheeler is sending tape of the music to BBC to morrow as the actual show is on the 25th. Photography at the actual show will be prohibited and as such the shipment is being forwarded today. If at all any photography will be allowed, it will be a single shot of the Queen watching the show or in the end with the models. No more than that. and even this is not shown.
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Background: While the Queen is away to Swai Madho Pur for tiger shoot, in New Delhi more colourful programmes get final touches and made way for presentation. A very colourful costume Parade will be presented to the Queen on 25th night depicting Indian costumes through history. Beautifully dressed Indian girls move on the stage of luxurious Asheka Hotel preparing themselves for the "show of their life time".