• Short Summary

    Indian Prime Minister Pandit Nehru meets Dalai Lama at Mussoorie.

  • Description

    Titles read: "MUSSOORIE - NEHRU VISITS DALAI LAMA".

    General view of mountainous country around Mussoorie, with Himalayan mountains in background. General view of Mussoorie Hill station with houses built all around the hills. Street scene in Mussoorie with rickshaw being pulled by four coolies. L/S of Indian driving laden donkeys down street.

    General view of crowds lining the route which Prime Minister of India Pandit Nehru's car will take on way to visit the Dalai Lama, religious ruler of Tibet. Indian girls hold flags and garlands as Nehru goes by in an open car.

    Line of Indian girls with their hands clasped in prayer. Nehru comes along street on horseback en route for Birla House where the Dalai Lama is living. Exterior shot of Birla House. L/S of Dalai Lama presenting a scarf to Mr Nehru. The pair pose outside the building.

    Notes and cuttings on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1579.04
    Media URN:
    50614
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:53:00 / 01:04:47:00
    Canister:
    59/35

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