• Short Summary

    Indians and Britons in a colourful war memorial ceremony.

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    New Delhi, India.

    Several shots of gravestones of war cemetery in Delhi, showing the war memorial in background. CU. Gravestone M. J. Wilson, Royal Artillery, 17th September 1944. GV. War memorial and cemetery. GV. Members of British contingents - Scots - photographing lancers of the Indian President's Bodyguard. SV. Line of Lancers. CU. British soldiers with cameras. CU. Lancer, pan down to show row of medals and airborne badge. SV. British and Indian troops talking to each other.

    GV. Large crowd seated and assembled. GV. President's car arriving escorted by mounted bodyguards. LS. Mounted bodyguards, pan to President of India Dr Rajendra Prasad coming into close up - he is in open car. SV. Military men in crowd. SV. President stands and salutes. GV. President's Lancers lined up. SV. Line of Lancers lined up. AS. One of them with airborne badge on his tunic. GV. Scots being lined up. SV. Indians in crowd. GV. Showing war memorial and Sir Patrick Spens addressing the crowd. CU. Indian men in crowd. GV. Drapes coming apart on war memorial. LV. Part of crowd standing to attention. GV. Drapes right apart and showing the memorial. CU. Inscription on stone "Their Name Liveth for Evermore". GV. President lays his wreath and salutes. CU. Lancer. CU. Lancer. GV. War memorial with graves in the foreground.


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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:08:00 / 01:23:28:00

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