• Short Summary

    Lord and Lady Mountbatten visit Maharajah of Bikaner.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MAHARAJAH TROOPS HIS COLOURS".

    Bikaner, India.

    Long shot of a camel watering the road. Procession moving along the road - horsemen followed by line of cars. Several shots of the crowds pouring through arch.

    Maharajah of Bikaner greets Lord Louis Mountbatten and Lady Mountbatten at Nal airport. Maharajah introduces his children. Lady Mountbatten gives a child a drink. Group leaving the aerodrome, plane in background.

    General view of the fort. Car driving past lined up troops. Camels and riders at attention. Maharajah of Bikaner, Lord and Lady Mountbatten surveying the scene. General view of the parade ground with troops lined up. Troops marching past. Maharajah and Lord Mountbatten saluting. Various shots of the parade - troops horses, camels. Lord Mountbatten saluting. Cavalry charge. Camels line route. Mountbatten drives past in car.

    Long shot of Gajner Lake. Car with Lord and Lady Mountbatten driving past camera. Maharajah at shooting butts. Lord Mountbatten and bearer look for game. Grouse on the wing. Lord Mountbatten shoots. Birds falling into the lake. Maharajah shows lady Mountbatten long lines of dead grouse. Beaters counting the bag.

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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:
    01:38:56:00 / 01:40:46:00

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