• Short Summary

    Edmund Hillary and Sir John Hunt arrive in Delhi India after conquering Everest.

  • Description

    Edmund Hillary and Sir John Hunt arrive in Delhi to heroes welcome after conquering Everest, India.

    SV. Sir John Hunt leaving plane waving ice axe on which is an Indian flag, crowds surging round plane. LV. Crowd. SV. Tensing, Hunt and Hillary surrounded by crowd. GV. Crowd. SV. SCU. Crowd surging around car as mountaineers get in. LV. Troops trying to clear way.

    GV. Huge crowd at reception at Delhi. SV. Right to left, Hillary, Hunt and Tensing on platform. CU. Smiling Tensing. LV. Hunt being presented with Ashoka's Pillar. SV. Mrs. Tensing watching. LV. Tensing being presented with replica of Everest.

    SV. Indian women in crowd LV. Hillary presented with replica of Everest. CU. Hunt. SV. Right to left Hunt and Tensing. CU. Tensing. CU Hillary. GV. Crowd. SV. Hunt. Hillary and Tensing holding aloft trophies to crowd.

    SV.Sir John Hunt leaving plane waving ice axe on which is an Indian flag, crowds surging round plane. SV.Tensing, Hunt and Hillary surrounded by crowd. SV.Right to left Hillary, Hunt and Tensing on platform. LV.Hunt being presented with Ashoka's Pillar. CU.Hunt. SV.Right to left Hunt and Tensing. SV.Hunt, Hillary and Tensing holding aloft trophies to crowd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    100.06
    Media URN:
    28551
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:42:00 / 01:26:05:00
    Canister:
    53/49

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