OUR KING EMPEROR AND QUEEN EMPRESS HOLD A DURBAR IN DELHI

This film is held by the BFI (ID: 458721).

Synopsis

Main title. "The Durbar Procession". The procession moves along a road in open countryside lined with troops (65). A distant shot of a huge arena (77). Aerial view of the arrival of King George V and Queen Mary at the canopied dais (167). "The ruling Chiefs pay homage. H. H. The Nizam of Hyderabad". He walks to the dais bows and moves away (186). "H.H. The Gaekwar of Baroda". The Gaekwar makes his bow and is followed by others (257). The troops massed in the arena (284). "Departure of Their Majesties". The King and Queen leave the dais, enter their carriage and drive away (308). CS of the crowds lining the route (409). "The garden party and people's f├Ęte". The enclosure crowded with people (463). Closer shots of some of the guests (529). A view of a long street built on steps (549). "Their Imperial Majesties present themselves to the crowds". Shot taken behind the King and Queen showing them in velvet robes and wearing their crowns, standing on a raised platform, before the vast crowd (589). An Indian dance performed in the arena (603). A further shot of the King and Queen (616). LS of the Royal party leaving the platform (641). A still photograph of the King and Queen (646ft).

 

Titles

  • DELHI DURBAR (Alternative)
  • OUR KING EMPEROR AND QUEEN EMPRESS HOLD A DURBAR IN DELHI
 

Technical Data

Year:
1912
Running Time:
10 minutes
Film Gauge (Format):
35mm Film
Colour:
Black/White
Sound:
Silent
Footage:
646 ft
 

Production Credits

Production Countries:
Great Britain
Photography
RAYMOND, Harry C.
Photography
YATES, Frank Danvers
Production Company
Barker Motion Photography
 

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