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  • Short Summary

    Sir George Lloyd retires as Governor of India, he is replaced by Sir Leslie Nelson.

  • Description

    India.

    His work well done - Bombay crowds cheer retiring Governor Sir George Lloyd (late Governor of Australia) on departure for home and welcome his successor Sir Leslie Nelson.

    M/S of a crowd of Indian people looking over a wall beside a river. L/S of the wall, beneath men in white tropics uniforms and Indian soldiers wait by the water. High angle shot of Lloyd and wife on a stone staircase, they nod at the camera before boarding a boat. M/S of the party of soldiers and men in white uniforms saluting the boat.

    L/S of various battalions of soldiers on horseback riding down a crowd lined Bombay street. M/S of several dignitaries in an open carriage behind the soldiers, one man waves his hat - Nelson? High angled shot of a battalion of Sikh soldiers on horseback, they are followed by several carloads of dignitaries. High angled shot of the dignitaries boarding a river boat. M/S of British officers in tropics uniforms being filmed by a movie cameraman. M/S of the officers and their wives moving off screen. M/S of Nelson greeting Indian dignitaries - he shakes hands with several men in turbans. M/S of the new governor walking out of a marque, Indian soldiers salute him. M/S of a car drawing up outside a marquee covered in bunting and Union Jacks. Various shots of Indian dignitaries entering the marquee dressed in fine clothes. M/S of the new governor inspecting a troop of British soldiers. M/S of the battalion of Sikh soldiers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    330.01
    Media URN:
    24202
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:04:39:00
    Canister:
    G 1054

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