• Short Summary

    Gandhi arrives in London to attend the Round Table Conference.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gandhi is Here. The Indian Nationalist leader - whose personality is intriguing the whole world, arrives."

    Marseilles, France.

    Mohandas K Gandhi is seen on board a ship coming into harbour.

    Shots of Gandhi on board ship. He is with Miss Madeline Slade, a British follower.

    Shots of the Mahatma and party coming down gangplank from ship.

    Shots of him with journalists outside building.

    Folkestone, Kent.

    Boat comes into dock. Miss Slade and other members of Gandhi's party come ashore followed by the Congress leader in his traditional dress. He walks with others to waiting motorcar. MS of Gandhi in car.

    London.

    Crowds wait in rain. Lots of umbrellas and Indian people waiting for the arrival of Gandhi.

    Gandhi comes out of front of building. A crowd of people are waiting for him. He is offered a microphone but prefers not to speak to newsreels.

    LS of Gandhi standing on balcony of Kingsley Hall in Poplar where is he staying. Some closer shots. Shots of crowds cheering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    867.03
    Media URN:
    12690
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:55:00 / 01:05:25:00
    Canister:
    31/74

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