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  • Short Summary

    The 67 year old Begum of Bhopal, India's only female ruler, attends a mosque in Woking.

  • Description

    Item title reads - BEGUM OF BHOPAL India's 67 year old only woman ruler - strictly veiled - attends service at the Mosque. Woking, Surrey.

    M/S as the lady enters the grounds of the mosque, there is a fountain in the foreground. An Indian man in a turban, Khwaja Kamaluddin, her barrister, points things out and she asks questions, her face is not visible under the veil. Lord Hadley, the first Muslim convert at the House of Lords, is visible to her left. She makes her way around the fountain followed by other Indians. M/S as she walks down some steps and past some chairs, she takes her seat under a covered awning. M/S of others walking around. M/S of the imam praying in front of the fountain. M/S as men kneel in front of the mosque as she emerges, M/S of a man bending down in front of her.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    426.01
    Media URN:
    19867
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1925
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1232
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