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  • Short Summary

    Lord Irwin, Viceroy of India, visits Lahore, the Capital of the Punjab.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "H.E. The Viceroy of India, Lord Irwin pays state visit to Lahore, the Capital of the Punjab".

    Lahore, Pakistan (formerly India).

    L/S of troop of soldiers on horseback riding past camera. All wear Sikh turbans and are of Asian origin. L/S of more soldiers on horseback escorting a horse drawn carriage containing the Viceroy, Baron Irwin and several other Caucasian gentlemen in white safari hats. The carriage passes under an arch with the word - 'welcome'- on. The troops on horseback follow the carriage. Various shots of carriage and troop of soldiers.

    L/S of Irwin helping his wife, Lady Irwin, out of the carriage. M/S of Irwin shaking hands with a British Army officer. M/S of Irwin and British officers inspecting a troop of soldiers in turbans. Various shots of Irwin, his wife and officers marching slowly up red carpet leading to temple / palace, guards stand to attention on either side of carpet.

    Note: on the issue sheet there is an additional intertitle missing from item: "- and meets ruling Princes at great Durbar at Dewan-I-Aur Fort [aka Dewan-I-Am]". AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    660.08
    Media URN:
    26480
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:49:00 / 01:22:11:00
    Canister:
    G 1353

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