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  • Short Summary

    Queen & Duke at Republican Day parade, Queen on elephant at Palace of Maharajah of Jaipur.

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    Delhi and Jaipur, India.

    Various shots of the Republican Day parade, showing the parade, crowds cheering and waving, the Queen arriving by carriage with Pres Prasad and Nehru. GV of military vehicles in the parade. LS President Prasad taking the salute. MS the Queen seated on platform watching the parade. MS Mounted Indian soldiers passing on camels. Overhead shot as Indian soldiers pass by playing bagpipes. CU Old Indian man. Various shots of the Republican Day parade. LS Well-dressed Indian women in saris. Two elevated shots of huge crowds dispersing. Travelling shots through crowd lined streets. Various shots of the Queen Elizabeth II's drive through Delhi with President Prasad, followed by Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip in separate car. MS Queen planting a tree at Gandhi's tomb. Pan down from gateway to Jaipur, to show crowded street. MS line of VIPs lined up awaiting the Queen's arrival. CUs Indian women holding painted pitchers on their heads. MSs as the Queen arrives and alights from car and stands in front of Indian woman who is holding a tray bearing tiny lights (this is part of a ritual blessing). CU side view, of the Queen and the Governor of Jaipur. Various shots of the Queen and her party as they move past onlookers. CU Old Indian woman. LS GV gateway to the Palace of Jaipur. CU of the carved facing of the Palace. Various shots of the Queen's ride on an elephant at the Palace of the Maharajah of Jaipur. Various shots as the Queen and Duke receive the Tilak mark, a sign of welcome.

    (Orig. Neg. Eastmancolour)

    Note: very scratched poor quality picture.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:56:00 / 01:23:05:00
    UN 3469 A

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