• Short Summary

    The Dali Lama opens a home for Tibetan exiled children in Simla, India.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Simla. Home For Tibetan Children".

    Simla, India.

    GV Pan. The Himalayas to Hill Station of Simla. GV Tibetan refugee children walking towards camera. GV Stirling Castle one of the houses in Simla which has been purchased by the "Save the Children Fund for Tibetan Children". CU Sign outside the house.

    SV Very small Tibetan children walking towards camera. CU Tibetan girl pan down to show Save Children Fund Badge on her arm. LV Children preparing for visit of the Dalai Lama. SV English girl helping one of the children. CU Couple of the small children. LV Lady Alexandra Metcalfe whose Husband once owned Stirling Castle inspecting the children before the Dalai Lama arrived. CU One of the children. SV Lady Alexandra talking to one of the children. LV Tibetan girls dancing. SV Ditto.

    LV The Dalai Lama arriving with Lady Alexandra. LV People waiting for the Dalai Lama to speak. GV The Dalai Lama speaking. SV. Tibetan girls watching. SV The Dalai Lama blessing the children by putting a scarf around their neck. CU Ditto as he talks to one of the Children. LV Lot of children sitting around. SV Dali Lama takes his seat on his throne. SV The children. CU The Dalai Lama. GV The Dalai Lama sitting on his throne with the children in front.

    (Pathe Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:21:00 / 01:30:56:00

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