India House independence ceremony.
Silent coverage of the Indian House independence ceremony.
New Delhi, India.
Several shots of the crowd of people outside India House gathered to celebrate Indian independence, troops are seen lined up, police, dignitaries arriving and a newsreel cameraman on roof of a car, filming. Several shots of the delegates inside the India House during the ceremony. MS. Lord A. V. Alexander, Defence Minister and wife, seated in the audience. MS. Mr Habib Ibrahim Rahimtoola, High Commissioner for Pakistan, seated in the audience, wears Astrakhan cap. Various shots of Mr Vellodi, retiring High Commissioner for India, speaking (lip movement only). Various close up shot of the Indian men and women in the audience. MS. Lord Alexander speaking (lip movement only). Herbert Morrison in the audience, listening. More shots of the delegates listening. Lord Alexander finishes speech. Back shot of the troops marching through street. Various shots of the crowd outside the India House.