Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
Various shots of a sections of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) armed forces parading past the dais at Galle Face Green, Colombo, during the celebration of the independence. Light mechanised unit, infantry and bands go past. Lord Louis Mountbatten, Prime Minister of Ceylon Mr...
Elephants are washed in holy water and decorated with gold and silk for religious procession.
Footage of people at work in Ceylon.
Celebrating the death and birth of Buddha on Wesak Day in Sri Lanka.
200,000 people make pilgrimage celebrating 2,269 years of Buddhism on the island of Ceylon.
Views of pilgrims to a mountain shrine in Sri Lanka.
Thousands attend religious festival in Ceylon. Variable light quality.
An elephant is used to carry stones and repair sea dyke in Negombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
Excellent coverage of the process of cutting, drying and packing tea.