• Short Summary

    Footage of Queen Elizabeth II in Katmandu. India.

  • Description

    Technicolor.

    Queen in Katmandu. Royal tour of India.

    L/S of numerous temples in Katmandu. L/S of temple with giant stone dogs on guard. C/U of one of the dogs. C/U of little girl. More shots of the temples and large crowds of people the arrival of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). C/Us of Tibetan men and women. M/S of sign reading, "WELCOME QUEEN ELIZABETH II AND PRINCE PHILIP". M/S of bust of King Mahendra. Shots of people lining the street. M/Ss of King Mahendra with Queen Ratna awaiting the arrival of the Queen with entourage. L/Ss of aeroplane taxiing on runway (Dakota). L/Ss crowds. C/U of Union Jack flying. L/S of Queen walking along red carpet. M/S of Queen with Mahendra. M/S of burning incense. M/S of gold figure of goddess on altar. L/S of royal carriage moving towards arch. Shots of crowd. L/S of King and Queen passing camera in carriage. M/S of the Duke and Queen Ratna passing by in carriage. M/S of crowds applauding. More shots of the carriages passing by.

    Several good shots of street scenes in Katmandu including market scenes. L/Ss of numerous elephants standing in line with people sitting on top in preparation for tiger hunt. L/S of Pathe camera man Cedric Baynes boarding howdah on elephant. Several shots of the hunt in progress. Shots of the Queen and Duke sitting on howdahs. L/S of hunters taking aim with rifles. L/S of tiger in distance. Rifles firing. M/Ss of dead tiger. Hunters measuring dead tiger. L/S and M/S of Mahendra looking down on dead tiger. Various shots of hunt for rhinoceros. M/S of Queen looking through binoculars. L/S of dead rhinoceros. Several shots of Queen meeting ex-service Gurkhas in Nepal. C/U of ex-Gurkha. C/U of Captain Thapa displaying his medals which include Victoria Cross. More shots of Queen inspecting old soldiers. L/S of crowds waving Union Jack's. L/S of Queen and Duke standing in Jeep driving through crowds past camera. Cuts exist.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1714.02
    Media URN:
    53233
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:09:00 / 01:12:41:00
    Canister:
    61/19

Comments (1)

  1. chahana says

    Queen in Katmandu. Royal tour of India.wait what!!!!!!!! india.this video is from Kathmandu. Nepal not katmandu.India.Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal(nepal is an independent nation never colonized by any other countries) which lies between India and china.of course Nepal is small country but has its own constitution and sovereignty.Gurkha is army regiments in Royal British Army,Indian army and Singapore Police but their nationalities is Nepalese from Nepal( independent Nation).Please open your browser and in address box type google.com and inside search box type Nepal and hit the button \"search\"or magnifying glass.

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