• Short Summary

    British Parliamentary Delegation travels across India.

  • Description


    Title reads 'British Parliamentary Delegation in India'.

    Flying boat landing at marine airport in Karachi, India. Several shots of the members of British Parliamentary Delegation on visit to India in barge and going on shore. Leader of the delegation Professor Richards leaving the barge, Brigadier Lowe and other members follow. Delegates walking away, crowd around. Several shots of the members of the delegation being interviewed with press on arrival. Several close up shots of some of the members - Mr Godfrey Nicholson, a woman member, Lord Chorley and Lord Munster. Group posing. Several shots of the delegates in New Delhi, walking and being interviewed by local pressmen outside the Conference Hall. Various shots of the delegates inside the Conference Hall answering the question of the local press and politicians.

    Various shots of the British delegates walking along road in capital of the North West Indian Province. Large palace is seen in background, people on streets. Crowd gathers around the delegates. Several shots of the members of the delegation walking with Dr Khan Sahib, Premier of the Province, surrounded by crowd. Various shots of the delegation members entering the houses, talking to people, Dr Khan addressing the crowd and works as an interpreter. Several shots of the delegates having tea in the open surrounded by the villagers. Close up shot of road sign reading 'Frontier of India - Travellers are not permitted to pass this notice board unless they have complied with the passport regulations'. British delegation inspecting border troops. Long shot of Khyber Pass. British delegates watching the Khyber Pass from a hill.

    Panning shot of a large crowd gathered at political meeting during election campaign in frontier town - probably Nowshera. Close up shot of the Indian Congress flag flying. Abdul Gaffar Khan, better known as Frontier Gandhi, addressing the crowd promoting the Indian Congress Party.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:14:00 / 01:27:55:00
    UN 1364 A

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