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    Mr & Mrs MacMillan visit Gandhi & Mutiny memorials and community development village.

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    Mr Macmillan visits mutiny memorial & Gandhi memorial. Documentation on file, including newspaper cuttings and the story of Shamaspur village.

    Mr. & Mrs. Harold Macmillan Prime Minister and others walking toward camera. MS's. Mr. & Mrs. Macmillan taking off their shoes, which is customary for entry to the spot of memorial platform LS MS. with a wreath being carried in front, Mr and Mrs Macmillan arrive at memorial (Mahatama Gandhi Memorial). MS Mr Macmillan walking with wreath and laying it on memorial platform. MS of Mr and Mrs Macmillan pan to show wreath. Shots of Mr. & Mrs. Macmillan at Mutiny Memorial. Another shot looking up towards memorial. SV. Mr. & Mrs. Macmillan coming down steps with attractive railings pan to ornate steeple. LS. Mutiny Memorial in old Delhi. Shots of car escorted by 6 motorcycle police arriving at residence of Vice-President Dr. Radha Krishnan of India. Several horses and hundreds of bicycles on the left of the frame as the car bringing Mr Macmillan approaches on the road. The horses were resting after they had brought people to the village and the large number of cycles represented the big crowd which would have come from distant places. The car approaches camera and is seen passes under arch decorated with Indian flag and 2 Union Jacks. MS. Mr. Macmillan being introduced to Headmen and women of the community developed village 'Shamaspur'. MS. Mr. Macmillan crowded by people. He inspects some of the cattle put on display. CU. Mr. Macmillan inspecting shoes. Shots of Mr. Macmillan followed by big crowd. GV. Indian wrestling match. GV. LS. Bullocks working in field. GV. Village crowd gathered. MS. Mr. Macmillan walking to dais and taking seat. Shots of dancing energetically on crowded stage, the dancing was to the beat of the drum. CU. Mr. Macmillan crowd in the background. MS. of crowd BV Mr Macmillan crowd in background.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:38:00 / 01:32:32:00
    UN 3037 A

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