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    Titles read: "DELHI - INDIA ACCLAIMS PRINCE PHILIP".

    Indian Prime Minister Pandit Nehru and Mayor of Delhi Mrs Asaf Ali wait for the arrival of the Duke of Edinburgh at Palam Air Force Station. The Duke (Prince Philip) walks down steps from Comet plane and shakes hands with Mr Nehru and Mrs Asaf Ali who puts a garland of flowers round the Duke. More people give him garlands. Crowds surround the Duke - he refuses more garlands! Mounted police clear excited crowds.

    The Duke sits in back of open car with Nehru, driving past cheering crowds on way to the President's house. The procession approaches the President's house. C/U of gates of President's house, pan to stone elephants fixed on main entrance. (they still bear the British insignia).

    General view of busy street scene in old Delhi. We see a holy cow strolling down centre of street amongst traffic. L/S of holy cow having a siesta on the busy pavement. Indian man sitting on pavement having his ear cleaned out. Street scenes with men sitting about being shaved.

    Exterior of the Indian Science Congress tent. Interior: people in platform and a VIP speaking. Audience listening. CU of VIP at microphones on platform. Duke of Edinburgh in gown walking with Prime Minister Nehru leading the UK delegations of scientists down steps.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    58725
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1567.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:37:00 / 01:16:20:00
    Canister:
    59/8
    Sort Number:
    59/008
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    Movico - British Royalty British in India Prince Philip Solo Tours
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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