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  • Short Summary

    Explorer Major Forbes Leith is presented with a mascot for his expedition to India.

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    Title: "FELIX GOES TO INDIA! as mascot for Major Forbes Leith's Expedition overland trip - let's hope he won't have too much walking!"

    C/U of a policeman and a large crowd looking at an open topped car with the words - 'FELIX II GOES BY ROAD TO INDIA! WATCH THE YORKSHIRE EVENING NEWS AND PATHE GAZETTE'. M/S of a man in mayor's chains placing a Felix doll on the radiator grill of the car before making a brief speech to Leith, who stands in front of the crowd. C/U of Leith holding the Felix doll, the Mayor and a woman in a white fox stole stand next to him. M/S of Leith and his explorer companions in the car with Felix sitting on the spare wheel, they wave at the crowd as they drive slowly passed.

    Note: for shots of Leith in India please refer to - LEEDS TO QUETTA BY MOTOR - in G 1149.

    Note: Major's name somtimes written Forbes-Leith.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:00:47:00
    G 1082

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