• Short Summary

    India celebrates its 13th anniversary as a republic. Delhi.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Independence Celebrations.

    Celebrating 13th anniversary of the formation of republic. Delhi, India.

    Various shots of a procession of cavalry moving along Kingsway. M/S carriage bringing President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan to the saluting base. M/S crowds. M/S President stepping down from the carriage and being greeted by Jawaharial Nehru. L/S procession in progress with foot soldiers leading it. Various shots of soldiers marching along. M/S President saluting. Various shots of trucks pulling antiaircraft guns along in the procession. M/S the procession with band in foreground followed by the Air Force contingent. Various shots of airmen marching past. Various shots of sailors marching along. L/S Air Force trailer going by carrying bombs. Various shots of the procession. M/S young girls marching. Various shots of procession, M/S girls carrying flags. Various shots Nehru and other cabinet ministers at the head of 400 members of Parliament as they come towards camera. M/S as Nehru goes past camera. L/S the President saluting. M/S small elephant in procession pan to show other elephants. Various shots of elephants.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:58:00 / 01:37:36:00

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