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  • Short Summary

    Queen & Duke arrive and at Royal Calcutta Turf Club, crane pulling up red hot ingots.

  • Description

    Calcutta, India.

    LS Indian mounted cavalry arriving on parade ground. LS Queen arriving on parade ground in carriage. Travel shots massed crowds in streets waving from buildings etc. LS the Britannia taxiing from right to left of screen at Calcutta. Various shots as Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip descend steps of plane and are greeted by the Governor of West Bengal Shrimati Padmaji Naidu (a woman) and then review the guard of honour formed by the Gurkhas regiment. Various shots taken at the Durgapur Steel Plant, of crane pulling up red hot ingots, crane moving away with ingot, shot of the furnace. LS as Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh in open car drive along the track at the Royal Calcutta Turf Club. MS Queen and Duke walk through crowd. MS Queen and others in royal box. Elevated shots, Queen and Duke in open car as they come down course. The car stops and they alight and make their way through crowd. Elevated shots, as the Queen and Duke make their way to royal box.


    Note: very scratched poor quality picture.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:12:00 / 01:36:44:00
    UN 3469 D

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