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    Expedition members welcomed in Gilgit and Karachi after conquering Mount Nanga Parbat.

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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Mount Nanga Parbat conquered - Pakistan.

    Various shots, including aerial views, of Nanga Parbat and surrounding peaks. Members of the expedition riding on way back from the base camp. The leader, Dr. Herrligkoffer, reading telegram of congratulations. Expedition en route to Gilgit. Herman Buhl is carried by a porter because of frost-bitten foot.

    The expedition is welcomed in Gilgit, by the Political Agent Khan Mohd. Jan Khan, who garlands them. Street scenes in Gilgit. At the Political Agent's residence, the leader is presented with a 'Furgal' (a long warm coat). Gilgit Scouts Band plays.

    In Karachi, at the Governor-General's home, Mr Ghulam Mohammed decorates members of the expedition. Members sign autographs.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:26:00 / 01:26:54:00
    UN 2543 D

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