Footage of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in Lahore. Pakistan.
Queen in Lahore. Pakistan.
L/Ss of the Shalimar Gardens. L/Ss and M/Ss of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) walking along beside one of the lakes, with the governor of West Pakistan and other dignitaries. Nice shots of fountains in the gardens. More shots of the Queen and party. M/S of the Fortress stadium of the Lahore Cantonment. M/S of Queen arriving in large state coach. L/S of Queen climbing out from carriage. Coloured balloons being released. M/Ss of guards. The Queen is presented with bouquet of flowers by little girl. Several shots of animal show which includes numerous types of cattle and camels.
L/S Crowd of Indians. M/S Indians watching. M/S Pan, group of turbaned Indians watching. Angle shot, three turbaned Indians. L/S Camel dancing in progress accompanied by two men, one playing drums and the other bagpipes. M/S Two camels dancing. Angle shot man playing bagpipes. Angle shot, drums and bagpipes. L/S Badshahi Mosque, pan to elders reading the scriptures. Various good shots of the mosque and of the Queen and party looking around the building.
Cataloguer's note: Cuts exist for this item. For more colour footage of the Queen on tour in India, see the documentary 'The Royal Tour of India' on Pathe Master Tape *PM1205*.