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  • Short Summary

    Queen and Duke on dais, with Prasad and Nehru meet VIPs.

  • Description

    Delhi, India.

    MS welcome archway built on one of the royal routes. GV archway on one of the royal routes. Various shots of workmen building special rostrum and laying red carpet at the Ramilia Grounds, Delhi. CU Old Indian man watching. CU of the rostrum under construction. Various shots workmen decorating royal route. LS Qutab Minar. CU Mayor of Delhi (Sham Nath) speaking. CU Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip seated on rostrum listening. Various crowd shots. CU Two Indian women watching. GV Indian flags and Unions Jacks flying. Various shots Queen and Duke shaking hands with VIPs also Nehru and Prasad. Very good CUs Indian army officers in dress uniform. Good MS BOAC Britannia turning in front of camera. LS the Britannia moving along runway for take off. MS pan with Queen and Duke as they bid goodbye to Prasad and others and enter aircraft. MS as door of aircraft is closed and steps are moved away.

    (Orig. Neg. Eastmancolour)

    Note: very scratched poor quality picture.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:33:00 / 01:09:27:00
    UN 3468 B

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