• Short Summary

    Excellent footage of the Queen visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra, India.

  • Description

    Technicolor.

    Grandeur of India. Delhi and Agra.

    M/S of Queen Elizabeth II climbing out of car and being greeted by Mr Sham Nath, the Mayor of Delhi. L/Ss of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh shaking hands with various dignitaries at the Ramlila grounds. L/Ss large crowds of people waving Indian and British flags. The Queen and Duke walks out onto rostrum. Crowds. The Queen is handed a model of the Minar Tower. Good L/Ss of the impressive tower. The Duke is handed a silver candlestick. L/Ss of the Queen giving speech. C/U of Union Jack flying.

    Various shots of the Queen and Duke waving from open cars as they pass through streets of Agra. Excellent L/Ss of the Taj Mahal. Several shots of the Queen looking around the spectacular building and past fountains. The Queen and Duke put on leather shoes to look before entering the building. More shots of the Taj Mahal. Various more shots of the Queen and Duke and Taj Mahal.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1708.18
    Media URN:
    53090
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:19:00 / 01:56:07:00
    Canister:
    61/10

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