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    Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Bombay" - 61/18.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Queen in Bombay" - 61/18.


    Looks to be identical to the Black and White newsreel. The soundtrack for this item may fit this colour item. Please see newsreel item which appears on same tape.

    Queen in Bombay and Benares. India.

    L/S of the Gateway to India, with Royal barge waiting. M/S of Queen Elizabeth II and Duke Edinburgh (Prince Philip). C/U Bearded man. M/S Queen receiving an address from Captain T. Tod. Marine Superintendent of Mogul line and master of the company of master mariners of India. M/S Duke being presented with a shield bearing the crest of the company from Captain GS Singh, nautical adviser to the government of India. M/S Indian women applauding. M/S the Queen followed by the Duke walking down steps from the gateway to the waiting Royal Barge. C/U Indian Sailor. L/S Queen and Duke stepping on board the royal barge. L/S Royal barge moves away.

    L/S of Buddha Vihara at Sarnath near Benares. M/S Tibetan monks blowing long flutes and beating drum etc. L/S of the Queen with Buddhists monks arriving at the Buddha Vihara. C/Us of Tibetan monks beating drums. L/S of Lord Buddha's golden statue. The Queen leaves the Yellow Temple. M/S of the Queen and party leaving. L/S of the Maharaja of Benares Palace. Large crowds await the arrival of the Queen. The Queen meets the Maharajah. M/Ss of the Queen and Maharajah climbing on top of carriage on large elephant. Several excellent shots Queen riding through the streets on elephant. The Duke rides on another elephant beside her. L/Ss of large crowds watching the spectacular occasion. L/Ss and M/S of the elephant kneeling down and the Queen climbing off.

    Good footage of numerous temples on the Ganges. M/Ss of men washing in the river. L/Ss of numerous people crowding the river banks to see the Queen pass by in royal barge. M/S of Queen climbing off boat onto shore.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    01:55:54:00 / 02:01:34:00
    61/18 (Selected Originals)

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