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    Excellent footage of the Queen Elizabeth arriving four tour in India.

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    Her Majesty Acclaimed

    L/S of Queen Elizabeth II's plane taxiing on runway in Delhi. The Queen and Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) standing on steps next to entrance of aeroplane. They walk down steps and are greeted by several dignitaries including President Jawaharlal Nehru. Shot of gun salute and Queen posing for photographs. Several shots of procession of cars carrying the Queen making it's way to the Presidential Palace. Large crowds. Procession making it's way along King's Way. M/S of Queen waving from car. L/S of Prince Philip in car with Nehru. C/U of two guards wearing turbans

    L/S The Queen and Duke at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial at Rajghat the Duke unlaces his shoe and takes it off the Queen takes her shoes off and places her feet into velvet sandals the Duke takes his other shoe off the Queen looks down at the Duke's feet pan down as the Queen watches the Duke put on his velvet sandals. C/U Queen and Duke walk away. L/S as officials carry in a wreath of five hundred white roses followed by Queen and Duke as they make their way round Gandhi's memorial.

    C/U Wreaths on memorial. L/S Pan Queen and Duke walking round memorial about to place wreath. C/U Queen and Duke pan down to their wreath as it is laid on Gandhi's memorial Mrs. Pandit throws a single rose alongside the wreath and the offers the sign of friendship with clasped hands in front of face pan up to the Queen and Duke standing in front of the memorial. L/S Queen and Duke with Mrs. Pandit standing in front of the memorial paying their respects pan to the Queen's wreath of five hundred white roses on memorial. C/U Wreath of roses on memorial. C/U Queen and Duke's card on wreath.

    L/S of Queen planting tree next previous trees planted by Khrushchev and Eisenhower. Queen and Prince Philip arriving in Jaipur. Crowds gathering to greet the Queen. Shots of crowds. The Queen receives traditional welcome - nine young women in saris holding tall painted jars on their heads. The Queen and Prince Philip observing the exotic and colourful men and women in traditional clothing, make up and face jewellery. Several shots of the Queen inaugurating new water supply. M/Ss of woman grinding corn. Entrance of the Maharaja of Jaipur's Palace. Shots of the Queen and Prince Philip riding on elephant. L/S Ladies mark Queen forehead with Talak. C/U Girl with pot on head. L/S Duke walks forward and is dabbed with Talak watched by Queen.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    4K at Filmfinity
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:35:00 / 01:16:00:00

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