• Short Summary

    Indira Gandhi prepares for her visit to France.

  • Description

    New Delhi, India.

    French title reads 'Madame le Premier Ministre'.

    MS. Mrs Gandhi's car draws up outside her New Delhi home. Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi walks in. MS. Mrs Gandhi in a room with a photo of Pandit Nehru, her father, on the wall. Various shots of the sack of rice and rations being given out in poorer areas of India where famine is the problem. Various shots of Mrs Gandhi meeting the Indian people and trying to find their needs. Various shots of Mrs Gandhi - among her social duties is to attend a mass marriage ceremony of a special sect of Sikhs. She uses these affairs for putting over her campaign for unity. Various scenes of demonstrations in the troubled Punjab area. People running through streets and setting fire to trucks. Various shots of Mrs Gandhi meeting people who queue outside her New Delhi home for a meeting with her. MS. Mrs Gandhi speaking in French telling of her feelings for France at the eve of her visit - natural sound. Various shots of Mrs Gandhi in her garden with dogs - two lovely golden retrievers.

    (Combined Fine Grain.)

    Date found in the old record - 24/03/1966. French voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:54:00 / 01:30:01:00
    UN 4123 C

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