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