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  • Short Summary

    Various military scenes in Kashmir, and Louis Mountbatten on airfield. India.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material. 1947?

    Scenes from India. Possibly Kashmir.

    Various shots Indian troops being pulled on a rope bridge across a gorge. M/S Indian riflemen rounding bushes on a mountainside. Various shots troops going along a mountain road. Various shots of mass of Indians building a wooden bridge across a gorge. Various shots of troops assembling and climbing into lorries. Various shots lorries drive off against a mountain background. Various shots of troops moving along mountain paths and roads.

    L/S the scene on an airfield (possibly Srinagar) with people arriving. M/S personalities waiting on the airfield, including bearded Baldev Singh, Minister of Defence. M/S armed frontier guards chatting. C/U General Claude Auchinleck, back view climbing into car. M/S the car driving off the airfield. M/S group of personalities including Baldev Singh.

    C/U armed men climbing down a mountain path. M/S a British army officer alighting from plane. C/U side view of Auchinleck chatting to two others. M/S another man getting off plane. C/U side view of Louis Mountbatten, chatting to man. C/U Baldev Singh chatting to two Europeans.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2202.23
    Media URN:
    74375
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:23:00 / 01:50:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 1873 D

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