STK-ID 12228

High Commissioner From India (19/05/1948): sequence on arrival of High Commissioner Sardar Hardit Singh Malik showing shot of group of Hindu Nationals in costumes, of group placing garlands of flowers around necks of Mr and Mrs Malik. Shots of group marching to car, getting in. Shots of parade, Hindus walking with banners with patriotic mottos, motorcade with cars sporting flag of India, marching bands, group of nationalists. Shots of High Commissioner standing on steps of Sikh temple with his party. CUs of bearded Sikh men, including shot of High Commissioner. HACS of pile of shoes at entrance to temple. Various shots of large group of Hindus who turned out to welcome the High Commissioner. Final sequence on High Commissioner Malik shaking hands with well-wishers.


Excerpt from
High Commissioner From India/ Dominion Air Immigration
Victoria (British Columbia)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486