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  • Short Summary

    People celebrate Independence Day in Bombay. India.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Independence Day in Bombay. India.

    MS's illuminated Bombay university tower, Bombay Secretariat, and Council Hall outlined at night. Various elevated and ground shots of a procession carrying banners through crowded streets during the day.

    Various LS's people arriving at the Government Secretariat for the flag raising ceremony including Sir John Colville and the Prime Minister B G Kher (dressed in Khaddar). MS the Indian tricolour flying over the heads of the crowd.

    LS's men of the Royal Indian Navy, Sikhs, Maharatta Regt, Bombay City Police, and British Troops and home guards (carrying flags) marching past. LS teeming mass of people in the Oval after the parade.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2391.11
    Media URN:
    66675
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:58:00 / 01:44:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 1795 C

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