• Short Summary

    Nehru looks over various efforts to help soldiers fighting the Chinese.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Mr Nehru. Birthday In War".

    India. Indian people help as India fights off Chinese Invasion in border dispute.

    GV of women knitting in New Delhi. CU Group of women knitting. CU Women holding out knitted garments. CU Knitted garment pan up to women knitting.

    CU of poster which reads "Donate blood and save life". SV Group of men and women queuing up to go into the blood donation centre in New Delhi, camera pans to show queue waiting. SV Inside the surgery where women are lining up having their blood groups taken. CU Woman watching. SV Woman walks from the group who are having their blood tested. SV Woman lying on bed attended by doctor, she is giving blood. CU Doctor. CU Woman's arm with rubber tube attached, she is holding a rubber ball which she squeezes, pan to woman's face. CU Bottle receiving blood. CU Cabinet containing bottles of blood.

    GV Ext: showing Jawaharlal Pandit Nehru approaching a group of people who donate gold towards the State. CU of table upon which are coins and gold. SV The table containing gold etc., Mr Nehru (who is celebrating his 73rd birthday) is standing by the table surrounded by a large group of people. CU Woman taking off gold bangles from her wrist. CU As she takes them off and places them on table. GV Showing gold being weighed up and money counted.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:46:00 / 01:31:06:00

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