• Short Summary

    Footage of Queen watching the New Delhi Parade. India.

  • Description

    Technicolor.

    New Delhi Republican Day Parade. India.

    High angle shots shots of Royal procession moving down road (Kingsway). Large crowds of people line the route. L/S of the procession being led by numerous mounted uniformed Lancers. M/S of Queen Elizabeth's carriage passing the camera seated with her are President Prasad and the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). The Queen climbs down from carriage and shakes hands with the Premier Jawaharlal Nehru. Crowds clapping. Numerous tanks and armoured vehicles moving down street. Goods shot of Lancers. Several shots of soldiers mounted on camels and holding rifles passing camera.

    L/Ss of pipes band marching past along with the "Rajput" Regiment. Shots of Gurkha boys regiment marching past. M/S of the Queen pointing. L/S of the girls of the St. John's Ambulance parade marching past. L/S of Indian Airforce showing parachutes and short wave radio. Various more shots of the parade which includes men playing pipes on elephants and the 'Madras State' float. L/S of two small girls dancing in front of the Queen. More shots of floats and various dancers.

    Garden party in the grounds of the President's Palace. L/S of Lord Morrison and party walking towards camera. L/S of the President and the Queen walking through garden followed by the Duke.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1708.14
    Media URN:
    53086
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:04:00 / 01:42:04:00
    Canister:
    61/9

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