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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