• Short Summary

    Lord Louis Mountbatten arrives in New Delhi to take over as the last Viceroy of India.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Mountbatten Takes Over".

    India. Lord Louis Mountbatten arrives in New Delhi to take up his new appointment as Viceroy of India and Lord Wavell leaves.

    LS MS Lord and Lady Edwina Mountbatten driving through the streets of New Delhi in an open horsedrawn carriage.

    LS of Viceregal Palace.

    MS he salutes ranks of Indian troops.

    MS CU He inspects troops.

    CU Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, leader of the Congress party, seated chatting to two Indian women, was one of the Indian leaders who welcomed the New Viceroy.

    CU Moslem leader Abdul Azad, head of the congress party.

    MS Lord Archibald and Lady Wavell leaving the Viceregal Lodge.

    MS Wavell shakes hands with mounted guards of the Governor General's bodyguard.

    MS LS Lord and Lady Wavell driving through the streets in an open carriage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1181.04
    Media URN:
    40691
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:24:00 / 01:09:32:00
    Canister:
    47/27

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