• Short Summary

    Viceroy of India, Lord Willingdon attends Calcutta Races.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News from India".

    Intertitle: "State ceremonial! Lord and Lady Willingdon attend famous Calcutta races".

    Calcutta, India.

    Various shots of religious parade going through city streets. Men pull along gigantic models on wheels - elephants, temples and other models.

    M/S of elegantly dressed Western women walking beside traditionally dressed (but equally elegant) Indian men and women at Calcutta Race Course. They all look very well-to-do.

    Panning shot of Lord Willingdon (Viceroy of India) and Lady Willingdon riding in horse drawn carriage around track. They wave to cheering crowds. They are escorted by Indian Cavalry.

    Various shots of Viceroy and wife in a marquee. The shake hands with various European and Indian dignitaries, including the Maharaja of Bhutan.

    Various shots horses racing for Viceroy's Cup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    817.02
    Media URN:
    10796
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:25:00 / 01:03:07:00
    Canister:
    35/13

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