• Short Summary

    Prince Philip sees parades and visits Bhakra Dam while the Churchills visit Morocco.

  • Description

    Titles read: "INDIA - DUKE POPULAR EVERYWHERE".

    Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) with Prime Minister Pandit Nehru and Indian Minister of Defence Krishna Menon walking towards camera for Republic Day Procession. Massed crowds watch Republic Day parade. Several shots of floats and performers going by in the parade. Camel Corps ride past. General view of crowds assembled in Moghul Gardens outside President's house for Republic Day reception. The Duke walks amongst guests and talks to some people.

    General view of Bhakra Dam under construction at the River Sutlej. The Duke walks about with Governor of Punjab, Mr. Gadgil, and other officials. The Duke takes off trilby and puts on miners helmet for protection against falling stones. L/S of water rushing under the Nangal headworks. The Duke in car waving to crowds as he drives past.

    01:23:34 - Intertitle reads: "MOROCCO"

    General views of street in Marrakech and Hotel Mamounia where Sir Winston and Lady Churchill are staying. Lady Churchill comes out of the hotel and walks towards camera. Sir Winston (in dark glasses) comes out of hotel, assisted by a man. Shot of the couple in the back of a car with another woman. Churchill takes his hat off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1567.12
    Media URN:
    58730
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:06:00 / 01:24:02:00
    Canister:
    59/9

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