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  • Short Summary

    Last British troops leaving Bombay, India.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FAREWELL TO INDIA".

    Bombay, India.

    Several shots of the British officer from the 1st Battalion Somerset Light Infantry shaking hands with Indian officers. Presentation of trophy. Close up shot of the Indian man and woman watching. Indian officer speaking. Troops standing at ease listening. Close up shot of British general smiling. Crowd applauding. Several shots of the beginning of slow march. Saluting base. Troops marching under archway raising flags. Troops marching under archway. Side view coming down steps. Close up shot of little Indian child saluting. Back view of troops on quayside. People waving at quayside. Launch going out - people waving. Land receding. Close up shot of stern of 'Empress of Australia.' Nurses going aboard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1424.06
    Media URN:
    46411
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:03:00 / 01:08:12:00
    Canister:
    48/20

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