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  • Short Summary

    Preparations made in India for arrival of Dalai Lama.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Assam prepares to receive the Dalai Lama, India.

    Various shots signs on the foothills. MS sign on the foothills. Various shots of the Army Base Camp of Kameng Frontier range. Check Post with barrier in the middle (the road beyond the barrier leads to Bomdilla where Dalai Lama would first arrive and then move down from there to Tezpur). Barrier being lowered.

    CU thick jungle surrounding the area. CU of sign hanging from a tree indicating prohibited area. LS of the road leading to Nefa Area. Various shots of army personnel clearing the roads of fallen trees. Various shots soldiers cutting trees to remove them from the road. Two shots of elephant carrying tree branches to be used on temporary roads for the arrival of the Dalai Lama.

    People buying vegetables in market place. Various shots of the market with tribesmen and women squatting on floor displaying their articles for sale, woman weighing on scales, group of women arriving with baskets tied on their back, shots of market purchasing.

    Date on dope sheet is 11/12th April 1959.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:57:00 / 01:17:09:00
    UN 3206 D

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