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Colour. 11:08min. Darbhanga, Bihar, c. 1941. Film made by C.G Baron (?). Various scenes of governmental buildings and sites of architectural interest. Indian domestic servants posing outside a bungalow. Game of polo. Sacred thread ceremony of Kumar Jeeveshwar Singh attended by Maharajadhira Sir Kameshwar Singh. Scenes of airplanes landing. Arrival of Maharajahs, including that of Maharaja of Coochbehar and of British government officials for ceremony. Game of polo. British dignitaries leave in assorted airplanes (registration numbers: VT-AJB; V-AHA; VT-AMB; VT-ALT). Procession attended by a large crowd. For additional information on Maharajadhira Sir Kameshwar Singh see


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