• Short Summary

    Preparations for the handing over of power to new centre of an independent government in Karachi, Pakistan

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Karachi Ready as Pakistan Centre of Government

    PAKISTAN: Karachi: Various:
    EXT/INT

    India Karachi - feverish building activity of Government Dept. for housing the Pakistan government.. Shots of trains moving - crowded with people moving. Karachi preparing

    KARACHI Preparing as Pakistan Centre of Government. Very good shots of City. Building activity for new Government departments

    JINNAH, M.A. (Leader of Muslim League) Arrival of Mr Jinnah to take up residence as Pakistan's Governor-General in Karachi

    PAKISTAN Karachi ready as Pakistan Centre of Government. Building activity for new Government offices. Shots of the New Government Headquarters. (Jinnah arrives)

    RAILWAYS Scenes at New Delhi with crowded trains as people transfer from Dominions of India

    Independence Movements

    Muslim, Hindu, construction, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, prepare, worker, build, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Viceroy of India, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, office, headquarters, Indian, Pakistani
    Background: Preparations for the handing over of power to new centre of an independent government in Karachi, Pakistan

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9MQ40FYSPXIF7ZWPH26G8AL30
    Media URN:
    VLVA9MQ40FYSPXIF7ZWPH26G8AL30
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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