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  • Short Summary

    Lord and Lady Mountbatten return to Burma with their daughters.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Burma.

    General view of the Lord Louis Mountbatten with family walking through Schwedagon Pagodas in Rangoon. Small boy squatting on ground. Mountbattens walking, they past pagodas, pan up to pagoda.

    Shrine, Lady Mountbatten picking up weight in front of a god. Lord Mountbatten picking up weight. Mountbatten's daughter and Lady Mountbatten hitting large bell with large bone. Mountbattens walking out of pagoda and being presented with bouquets. Pan, Mountbatten walking past pagodas. Pan, Lady and Lord Mountbatten walking shoeless.

    General view of Burmese people doing war dance. Various closer shots of the of the Burmese doing war dance. Mountbattens shaking hands with Burmese representatives. Three Burmese men. Close up shot of one of them. Lord Mountbattens shaking hands with some of the dancers wearing feathers. People watching. Burmese delegates lined up present Lord Mountbatten with white fabric. Close up shot of Lord Mountbatten shaking hands with several people. Lady Mountbatten shaking hands with small boys. Lord Mountbatten shaking hands with native boys. Close up shot of another native man in costume. Mountbattens seated at tables in garden watching Burmese men and women dancing. People watching. Tribesmen presenting Mountbattens with gifts (two shots).

    Possibly connected with 48/28 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1532.27
    Media URN:
    60043
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:42:00 / 01:36:30:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 022 L

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