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    Group of Chinese men in ceremonial robes stand in two rows - some play instruments. L/S of a statue being placed in a fire. L/S of large number of men marching past the camera. "The actual Ceremony of Fire - - never before photographed for motion pictures." C/U of a man playing a large drum. L/S of a man bowing beside a statue. L/S of man walking through a tunnel. Moving shot of river scene in China - the river passes through a town. People cross the river on a bridge.

    Note: this is a section of a "Walter Futter's Curiosities" film. Probably bought in by Pathe for reuse. Most of the intertitles are missing.

    Safety neg only.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    30201
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    256.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:18:00 / 01:24:16:00
    Canister:
    EP 296
    Sort Number:
    EP 296
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    China china possibilities Music and China China
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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