• Short Summary

    Large parade in Delhi to celebrate 14th Anniversary of India becoming a Republic.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "India. Republic Celebration"

    Delhi, India. 14th Anniversary of India becoming a Republic.

    GV Crowds forming to watch the parade. GV Crowds along the route. SV Earl (Lord Louis) Mountbatten and daughter Pamela (Hicks) being greeted by Mr Chavan, Defence Minister. CU Mountbatten walking to his seat. SV Prime Minister Jawaharla Pandit Nehru being greeted by Mr Chavan. SV as Mr Nehru walks to his place. SV Dr Radhakrishnan, President of India stepping out of his carriage and being greeted by Chavan. GV Crowd standing. SV Dr Radhakrishnan walking to his seat.

    GV Elevated, parade in progress. (2 shots). SV Gurkhas marching towards camera. SV Gurkha boys holding "khukris" marching. SV Sailors marching. GV Soldiers in the parade. SV Dr Radhakrishnan saluting. GV Cavalry. GV Camel Corps. GV Earl Mountbatten amongst crowd. GV Tanks approaching camera with the "India Gate" in the background. SV Tanks. SV Radhakrishnan saluting. GV Elephants coming towards camera. SV Elephants coming towards, with men playing flute like instruments. SV The men playing. GV The elephants parade.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:22:00 / 01:09:57:00

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