• Short Summary

    Lord Mountbatten unveils portrait of first Prime Minister of India, Nehru, at India House.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    India House, London.

    Krishna speaking accepting portrait of Nehru speaking about leader

    Lord Louis Mountbattens sits down after unveiling portrait of Pandit Jawarhal Nehru, first Prime Minister of Independent India (on wall behind him). M/S Krishna Menon, Indian High Commissioner, giving speech accepting portrait as a gift. The assembly rises and stars to sing Indian National anthem. M/S Mountbatten starts to speak.

    Various shots Lord and Lady Mountbatten leaving India House, they shake hands with Menon. Various shots other European and Indian dignitaries leaving house. Pamela Mountbatten chats to Menon.

    Inside hall. Longer sequence showing assembly singing Indian national anthem. M/S Mrs Mistry giving speech about India's gratitude to Mountbatten. C/U Menon speaking. M/S Mountbatten unveiling portrait.

    Natural sound.

    Cuts from item in Gazette issue 47/93.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2198.15
    Media URN:
    64623
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:16:00 / 01:50:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 1858 A

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