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Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: Maharaja of Jaipur’s Durbar

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
968A
Date Released
25 Dec 1947
Date submitted
22 Dec 1947
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: Maharaja of Jaipur’s Durbar
  2. 2Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: Batons Fly During Rome Strike
  3. 3Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: Monty and Son
  4. 4Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: Wallabies Defeated
  5. 5Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: Christmas-Time is Sun-Time Somewhere
  6. 6Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: Christmas Gift from Norway

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 6
Section Title
Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Maharaja of Jaipur Silver Jubilee Celebrations. DESCRIPTION: Scenes of great splendour were witnessed on the occasion of the Maharaja of Jaipur’s Silver Jubilee. SHOTLIST: KS MS elephants dressed in full regalia. Several shots of the elephants in courtyard. Shots of procession through courtyards, Maharaja being fanned as he walks along. Shots of procession, shows Lord and Lady Mountbatten in same. Several shots of princes seated during Durbar. Lord Louis invests Maharaja with Star of India. Several group shots posed specially for camera. Procession leaving Durbar Hall, towards camera, one of the Princes stumbles over the red carpet nearly falling over. Procession walks through crowds of cheering people.
Keywords
Royalty; Commemorations; Celebrations and festivals
Footage sources
Gaumont
Card file number
49595
Credits:
Commentator
Lionel James Gamlin
Length of story (in feet)
131
Story extras:

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