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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary for massive celebration of the Royal Coronation.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - location and dates unclear or unknown.

    Full title reads: "The Great Coronation Durbar - Delhi".

    Delhi, India.

    Pan across huge dais in the midst of a massive arena. Thousands of troops form up and hundreds of civil and military dignitaries arrive.

    King George V and Queen Mary arrive and take the place on the dais where they receive homage from representatives of the civil and military administration as well as from Indian Princes.

    Intertitle reads: "HH The Gaekwar of Baroda".

    Man approaches throne and bows. More Indian and Imperial leaders pay homage.

    Intertitle reads: "The Ruling Chiefs Paying Homage".
    Intertitle reads: "HH The Nizam of Hyderabad". His Highness approaches the Throne.
    Intertitle reads: "HH The Gaekwar of Baroda". His Highness approaches the throne. More officials pay homage. Troops form up in arena.

    Intertitle reads: "long live the Emperor & Empress".

    The Durbar concludes with a salute being fired after which the Royal Party leave with much pomp.

    Cataloguer's Note: This version of the Durbar is quite confused and features some repeated shots - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1692.01
    Media URN:
    60475
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:14:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:14:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 1 A (Z)

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