• Short Summary

    People turn out to pray and remember Ghandi on centenary of his birth. New Delhi, India.

  • Description

    Gandhi memorial. New Delhi, India.

    CU "Truth is God", printed on base of statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Pan up to show statue of Gandhi. GV Massed crowds at prayer meeting at Rajghat, to celebrate Gandhi's 100th birthday. Pan to dignitaries meditating. CU Group of three people, from right to left: V.V. Giri, Vice President Pathak and Frontier Gandhi, praying. SV Mrs. Indira Gandhi in prayer. CU Ditto. Top shot People filing past Gandhi's memorial platform. Pan down to show the platform. CU The platform with words in Hindi, "Hey Ram", meaning, "Oh, God", these were the last words of Mahatma Gandhi. SV People filing past platform and also placing flowers on platform. CU Two young children placing flowers on platform. SV Women placing flowers on platform. Pan down to platform covered in flowers. Top shot frontier Gandhi moving through heavy crowds after prayers and wishing the people.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2229.17
    Media URN:
    57516
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:27:00 / 01:19:09:00
    Canister:
    69/83

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