• Short Summary

    Chinese Premier Chou en Lai visits Rangoon and New Delhi despite protests in the streets.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Chou goes visiting.

    Rangoon, Burma.

    M/S pagodas in Rangoon, C/U of Chinese Premier Chou en Lai having petals (?) thrown over him. M/S as the camera pans across pagodas. M/S ladies performing traditional dance on stage. M/S of Chou watching, camera pans across dignitaries with him. M/S as girl splashes herself with water as part of the ritual.

    Intertitle - 'New Delhi' (India) - Chou En Lai with party walk towards camera. C/U sign "Kindly take off your shoes here". M/S pair of shoes being taken off. M/S shoes lined up. M/S's Chou and party placing wreath on Ghandi's tomb. L/S Presidential palace in Delhi. Interior shot of President Dr. Rajendra Prasad entering room and shaking hands with Chou. C/U Dr. Prasad posing with Chou. M/S street scene in Delhi, pan to C/U notice on pillar "Mr. Chou Go Back Join Black Flag Demonstration". M/S police holding back Hindus who are demonstrating. C/U more signs "Mr. Chou go back" etc. M/S's group of Hindus walking towards camera with fists raised. M/S Prime Minister Jawaharial Nehru's residence. Interior shot of Nehru and Chou sat on settee. C/U Chou. Various good shots of the Himalayan mountains. M/S men in street pulling down posters. M/S Nehru and Chou posing on steps.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:14:00 / 01:02:07:00

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