With President Prasad and Premier Nehru, the Duke of Edinburgh watched a two-hour programme of Indian Folk Dancing, New Delhi, Jan 27.
Roll No: 1.
LS of the exterior of the National Physical Laboratory.
LS of the National Physical Laboratory building.
MS of the metal detector needle moving as it detects. (These shots are for intercutting with the next roll with Duke in it.)
LS of the Time and Frequency working machine.
Different shots inside the Time and Frequency department.
CU of the needles of the Metal Detector.
MS of the low temperature machine running.
MLS of the low temperature machine running with ice formation outside.
CU of the machine running.
Roll No: 2.
LS of the Duke of Edinburgh arriving and being received by Dr. Krishnan.
MLS of the Duke being introduced to the scientists present on the occasion.
MLS of the Duke signing the visitors register of the NPL.
Several different shots of the Duke in the Time and Frequency department.
Several different shots of the Duke and Dr. Krishnan in the Low Temperature research department.
EDITORS;- sorry but no shot-list, these were urgent shipments.
Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
Background: With President Prasad and Premier Nehru, the Duke of Edinburgh watched a two-hour programme of Indian Folk Dancing, New Delhi, Jan 27.
This was part of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. There were dancers from every region of the sub-continent. Musicians played traditional tunes as dancers weaved and bobbed, dressed in exotically coloured folk costumes.
To date the Duke's two week tour has been a success. Wherever he goes the Inidan people give him enthusiastic welcomes. Just before the Republic Day parade in Delhi, the multitudes called for the Duke, and with Premier Nehru the Duke of Edinburgh drove for a short way in a jeep, waving to the thousands of cheering people.