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    Louis Mountbatten watches British troops leaving India.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    British troops leave India.

    MS flags on ship. LS big troop ship 'Georgic'. LS troops gathering round ship and Earl Louis Mountbatten on dais. LS men on lifeboats and up mast watching. Various shots as troops file onto ship with their kit. LS Louis and Edwina Mountbatten, she waves.

    LS people waving from 'Georgic' ship. LS soldiers up mast near flags, pan down to troops on deck and looking through portholes. LS Indian naval men marching along followed by army. They give three cheers to ship. LS ship sailing off.

    MS as guard of honour present Arms. LS Mountbatten marching past. Various shots as he inspects Indian naval guard of honour. MS army marching along. Various shots Mountbatten with Indian troops. MS Major General K N Carriappa of the general staff of the Indian Union reading a message from Nehru to the troops.

    Various shots as they march along. MS Louis and Edwina Mountbatten watching. LS troops lined up. MS Louis and Edwina getting out of car at Mole station. Various shots Mountbatten talking to troops. Pan across troops on ship. MS Mountbatten speaking to troops, pan across them.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:44:00 / 01:20:02:00
    UN 1794 A

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