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  • Short Summary

    The viceroy visits Burma, watches traditional dancers and gives out medals.

  • Description

    Burma (aka Myanmar).

    Title: "VICEROY of INDIA during State visit, bestows King Emperor's decorations to Burmese notabilities".

    M/S of a procession lead by four naval officers marching, they are followed by the Viceroy, Lord Sir Gerald Rufus Isaacs Reading, tipping his top hat to onlookers, he is accompanied by his wife and other dignitaries. M/S of traditional Burmese musicians, one man plays a xylophone - the instrument is circular and he is sits in the centre. M/S of traditional Burmese girls dancing. M/S of the Viceroy placing a medal over the head of a Burmese man.

    Intertitle: "Miss Megan Lloyd George - a keen dancer herself - an interested spectator at Native Dances".

    M/S of Megan with the Viceroy and a Burmese man talking to the dancers and musicians.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    336.08
    Media URN:
    24318
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:41:00 / 01:13:31:00
    Canister:
    G 1072

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