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  • Short Summary

    An item showing Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught, during the opening of the Legislative Council in India

  • Description

    Item title reads - Calcutta. Opening of the Legislative Council by H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught.

    Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught, rides past in a carriage with mounted escort. It is followed by other carriages.

    Troops are lined up in front of the building, the carriage stops and the Duke and various dignitaries get out and walk up steps into the building. There is a shot as the Duke and the Indian dignitaries emerge afterwards. The Duke gets into his carriage and sets off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    230.17
    Media URN:
    22179
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:55:00 / 01:21:17:00
    Canister:
    G 758

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