Various shots of Hyderabad which may become part of India or Pakistan.
Unissued / Unused material.
Hyderabad has still to decide whether to become part of India or Pakistan.
C/U half length full face photograph of the Nizam of Hyderabad. Good shot of the ornate roof of his palace. C/U street craftsmen making silver paper. Elevated shot of the fort Golconda. General view of the University with building scheme in progress in foreground. C/U an ornate gateway in the city showing traffic passing beneath it. M/S the university building again. L/S of the city. C/U a stone slum house. C/U a mud shack slum house. C/U full face half length unidentified man, could be Sir Walter Monckton. M/S Hyderabad Negotiating Committee in Delhi. Left to right: Mr Pingal Venkatarama Reddy, Nawab Moin Nawaz Jung and Mr Andur Rahim. C/U Reddy, panning to Jung and Rahim.
L/S labourers building a road. C/U silver paper makers. M/S Hindu jewellers with a Muslim client at their pavement stall. L/S street scene, showing archway again. C/U photo Nizam of Hyderabad. M/S's modern dwellings. Various elevated shots of water buffaloes in water. L/S a street of modern houses with children playing in it. L/S general view of the Town Hall. Various shots another street scene, showing traffic passing over Azalganj bridge.
Various shots of the Nizam's palace. Various street scenes and shots of the city. C/U Khasim Razvi, President of the Muslim League, he salutes. (cannot be certain of his identity.) M/S as he is seen walking about and chatting to two others. L/S another good shot of the Palace. L/S another good shot of the fort. Various shots of an unidentified man, could be Prime Minister Liquiat Ali. L/S the fort again. C/U the tomb of Golconda, showing the huge cupola. M/S labourers road making. More shots of the palace.
Cataloguer's note: cuts for story 'Hyderabad has yet to settle its future' in 47/100 on *PM1199*.