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    Item title reads - Dancing for rain.

    Mexico.

    Elevated Papantla village in Mexico. M/S men and boys on horses riding through streets. Various shots of Totonac Indians dancing through the streets in procession during their fiesta. M/S people watching. M/S camera pans up pole to dancers at top, C/U man with camera. M/S dancers suspended upside down with rope, M/S as framework at top begins to spin and they spiral downwards as rope unwinds, this is a rain dance. M/S as they swing further down. M/S people watching. M/S dancers as they near the ground. M/S dancers walking around afterwards.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52681
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1684.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:50:00 / 01:47:52:00
    Canister:
    60/56
    Sort Number:
    60/056
  • Stills

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

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