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PROCESSION OF HOLY ELEPHANTS AT KANDY

Procession Of Holy Elephants At Kandy (1935)

Elephants are washed in holy water and decorated with...

BUDDHIST ANNIVERSARY

Buddhist Anniversary (1965)

200,000 people make pilgrimage celebrating 2,269 years of Buddhism on the...

POSON FESTIVAL IN CEYLON

Poson Festival In Ceylon (1964)

Thousands attend religious festival in Ceylon. Variable light quality....

ELEPHANT REPAIRS SEA DYKE: CEYLON

Elephant Repairs Sea Dyke: Ceylon (1957)

An elephant is used to carry stones and repair sea dyke in...

TEA GROWING IN CEYLON

Tea Growing In Ceylon (1960-1969)

Excellent coverage of the process of cutting, drying and packing tea.

CEYLON NO: 1 issue title - NUMBER ENGAGED !

Ceylon No: 1 Issue Title - Number Engaged ! (1941)

Footage of people at work in Ceylon.

BUDDHIST CELEBRATIONS

Buddhist Celebrations (1965)

Celebrating the death and birth of Buddha on Wesak Day in Sri Lanka.

ANCIENT FESTIVAL REVIVED

Ancient Festival Revived (1965)

Ritualistic dancing in Kohomba Kankariya festival invokes blessings on...

CEYLON

Ceylon (1933)

Views of pilgrims to a mountain shrine in Sri Lanka.

THE WAR AGAINST MALARIA - 1942

The War Against Malaria - 1942 (1942)

Troops fighting malaria in Ceylon.

COLOURFUL RITES IN CEYLON

Colourful Rites In Ceylon (1958)

Elephants decorated for procession, ceremonial kandyan dance being...

BUDDHIST TEMPLES AND RUINS

Buddhist Temples And Ruins (1963)

Buddhist temples and ruins in Ceylon

CEYLON ARMY TATTOO

Ceylon Army Tattoo (1963)

Rather dark unremarkable shots of a military tattoo.

VETERAN CARS PARADE THROUGH COLOMBO

Veteran Cars Parade Through Colombo (1963)

Veteran cars parade through Colombo in Ceylon

ESALA FESTIVAL IN CEYLON

Esala Festival In Ceylon (1965)

People in Sri Lanka take part in a parade as part of the Esala...

CEYLON: CELEBRATING BUDDHA'S BIRTHDAY

Ceylon: Celebrating Buddha's Birthday (1964)

People in Ceylon spend time celebrating Buddha's...

Selected Originals - FUNERAL OF MR. SENANAYAKE - CEYLON'S PRIME MINISTER

Selected Originals - Funeral Of Mr. Senanayake - Ceylon's Prime Minister (1952)

Material...

FUNERAL OF MR. SENANAYAKE - CEYLON'S PRIME MINISTER

Funeral Of Mr. Senanayake - Ceylon's Prime Minister (1952)

Ceylon pays last tribute to former...

SARIS

Saris (1955)

Miss Manil Wearakoon demonstrates how to wear a Sari - she has a large collection.

A TEA-TIME TOPIC!

A Tea-Time Topic! (1931)

Film about tea growing and picking in Ceylon.

AUSTRALIA IS THERE!

Australia Is There! (1924)

The final touches are being made to the British Empire Exhibition.

NOW TO RESUME OUR TRIP ROUND THE WORLD IN THE

Now To Resume Our Trip Round The World In The "Empress Of Britain" (1933)

Elephants are used...

CEYLON MOURNS PM aka CEYLON MOURNS PRIME MINISTER

Ceylon Mourns Pm AKA Ceylon Mourns Prime Minister (1952)

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Dr Senanayake...

'HOLY TOOTH' PROCESSION

'holy Tooth' Procession (1964)

A Tooth - a relic of Buddha - is carried in a procession through Kandy...

CEYLON - BUDDHIST ANNIVERSARY

Ceylon - Buddhist Anniversary (1964)

Procession of Buddhists in Sri Lanka.

KANDY PERAHERA FESTIVAL

Kandy Perahera Festival (1967)

Buddhist Perahera festival held in Kandy, Ceylon.

 SCOUT JAMBOREE SALZBURG

Scout Jamboree Salzburg (1951)

Boy Scouts from around the World meet at Camp in Austria.

PRIME MINISTER OF CEYLON IN INDIA

Prime Minister Of Ceylon In India (1954)

Sir John Kotelawala shaking hands with officials on...

EXHIBITION OF CEYLON FINE ARTS

Exhibition Of Ceylon Fine Arts (1959)

Exhibition of the Ceylon fine arts in Russia.

 CEYLON AMBASSADOR PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO RUSSIA

Ceylon Ambassador Presents Credentials To Russia (1957)

Sri Lankan Ambassador Dr GP Malalasekera...

HOMAGE TO BUDDHA IN CEYLON

Homage To Buddha In Ceylon (1957)

People riding bikes carrying tall Bo-trees and devil dancers.

CEYLON PILGRIMS ON HOLY PEAK

Ceylon Pilgrims On Holy Peak (1964)

Thousands of pilgrims climbing Sri Pada to the holy shrine and...

CEYLON FESTIVAL

Ceylon Festival (1966)

The annual Esala Perhera Festival in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

WESAK CELEBRATIONS IN CEYLON

Wesak Celebrations In Ceylon (1969)

Wesak Day celebration in Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

THE KANDY FESTIVAL

The Kandy Festival (1969)

Religious festival in Kandy, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

MAHARAJA AT BROOKLANDS

Maharaja At Brooklands (1920-1929)

Maharaja of Jhalawar and entourage try out cars at Brooklands race track.

FINGER PAINTING aka ARTIST IN WICKER - beware - other Colour Pics share this...

Finger Painting AKA Artist In Wicker - Beware - Other Colour Pics Share This... (1958)

George...

CEYLON GAINS INDEPENDENCE

Ceylon Gains Independence (1948)

Ceylon attains Dominion status, Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attend...

CEYLON issue title - SAFE AND SOUND

Ceylon Issue Title - Safe And Sound (1940)

Good footage of the island of Ceylon.

RELIGIOUS FESTIVAL

Religious Festival (1963)

People of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) celebrate Kataragama Hindu festival.

INDEPENDENCE PARADE

Independence Parade (1966)

Ceylon celebrates 18th anniversary of its independence.

GLOUCESTERS LEAVE FOR CEYLON

Gloucesters Leave For Ceylon (1948)

Duke and Duchess of Gloucester board plane bound for Sri Lanka.

BEVIN IN ROME

Bevin In Rome (1950)

Ernest Bevin arrives in Rome, Italy.

WESAK CELEBRATIONS IN CEYLON.

Wesak Celebrations In Ceylon. (1968)

Wesak Celebrations for Buddha in Ceylon. Decorative...

KANDY FESTIVAL

Kandy Festival (1968)

Decorated elephants, masked dancers and drummers parade in Buddhist pageant.

21st INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN CEYLON

21st Independence Celebrations In Ceylon (1969)

Military parade to celebrate 21st Independence of...

CEYLON INDEPENDENCE DAY

Ceylon Independence Day (1967)

Ceylon celebrating its independence.

ANNIVERSARY OF CEYLONESE aka 17th ANNIVERSARY OF CEYLON INDEPENDENCE

Anniversary Of Ceylonese AKA 17th Anniversary Of Ceylon Independence (1965)

Celebratory parade...

IN AND AROUND COLOMBO

In And Around Colombo (1931)

Travelogue - street scenes, traffic, men at work, washing in a river, rice...

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 119

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 119 (1940)

Sheep Dog Trials, wild birds of the Transvaal and elephants...