• Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh at Nehru Memorial, Delhi Institute of Technology and Mavi-Kalan village.

  • Description

    Title reads: "DUKE IN INDIA".

    Delhi, India.

    L/S government buildings in Delhi. L/S Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) walking forwards and laying wreath on memorial to late Indian Prime Minister Mr. Nehru. C/U card on wreath. M/S Duke discussing with officials the plans on Nehru Memorial.

    L/S new Institute of Technology, still under construction. M/S Duke being welcomed by Mr. Thacker (head of Indian government's scientific research). L/S part of the building still covered with wooden scaffolding. Interior of new science laboratories: Duke walks through and looks into microscope. C/U Duke.

    Top shot crowds lining street at the village of Mavi-Kalan. M/S ditto. The Duke walks through the street and excepts garlands from people in crowd. C/U Duke smiling amongst the crowd. L/S as he walks to inspect cattle. C/U cattle. Duke pats head of one of the cattle. C/U veiled woman watching. C/U Duke having vermilion mark put on his forehead by a village priest. A garland is put round Duke's neck which he immediately takes off! Panning shot as he walks through crowded street, he is showered with flower petals.

    Note: press release on file.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:18:00 / 01:39:01:00

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