Footage of Queen Elizabeth II visiting gardens of Lal Bagh Southern India.
Now Southern India.
L/Ss of Queen Elizabeth II's plane taxiing at Bangalore Airport. Several shots of the Maharajah of Mysore walking forward to greet the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). C/U of Mayor of Bangalore. The Maharajah hands a bouquet to the Queen whilst the Mayor places a garland around the Duke. Shot of large crowds.
L/S of the Queen's car arriving at the Bible Society of Southern India Headquarters. The Queen is given a bouquet of flowers and new bible. Various shots of huge crowds and as Queen's car passes by. Many of the people in the crowd wave Union Jacks. The Queen waves from car.
C/Us of colourful flowers and plants at the botanical gardens at Lal Bagh. The Queen's car pulls up. Queen entering garden. She waters a tree she has planted. Various shots of the Queen walking around the gardens. Some nice C/Us of the varied coloured flowers. M/S of Queen being presented with mango by old woman in the vegetable and fruit garden. M/S of small girl next to large pumpkins M/S of old woman holding up one of her prized mangos. M/S of Queen looking at Bananas. M/S of boy holding a certificate for his pomeroys. C/U Queen. M/S of various fruits on show. L/S of the Queen leaving.
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