Full title reads: "Helping Hand For The Sun".
India. A Solar Eclipse marks a large Hindu religious ceremony.
GV Pilgrims on their way to Kurukshetra to bathe in Holy waters. GV Pilgrims massed at the holy tank. LV Pilgrims on their way to the tank. SV Women carrying children. GV Pilgrims...
Hindu pilgrims gather at Kurukshetra and bathe in the river during solar eclipse. India.
In Delhi, over million Hindus assemble for the solar eclipse festival.
An astronomical observatory prepares to record an eclipse of the sun.
Good item showing close-up of the edge of the sun as seen through a telescope.
More then 400 Hindu pilgrims are crushed to death in a panic stampede to he sacred Ganges.
Pilgrimage 'Amarnath Yatra' through various terrain. Very scenic and well shot.
Indian Hindus celebrate the Kumbh Festival with pilgrimage to bath in the River Jumna.
Hundreds of Indians climb 14,000 feet to visit sacred Himalayan cave.
Hindus crowd to the sacred Ganges for their annual ceremonial bathing.
Great colour shots of the traditional Hindu festival in Puri, India.
Various shots of Japanese islanders and a group of American and Japanese scientists viewing a solar eclipse
Footage of a total eclipse in Cape Colony.
Notts-Skegness Cycle Race, Solar eclipse in Brazil, Burma veterans and Displaced Persons.
Material relating to newsreel story "India Sees Eclipse" - 52/19.
Hindus gather in Kurukshtra for eclipse of the sun. India.
Good item showing close-up of the edge of the sun as seen through a telescope. Colorado.
Nice shots of the eclipse over the East Coast of the USA - a good map shows the 'Path of Totality'.
Mass crowds gathered for the great Dussehra festival in India - colour.
Hindu Ardh Kumbh Festival in Allahabad.
Hindus make pilgrimage to Shiva's ice cave as part of Amarnath festival. India.
Good footage of city of Benares ( Varanasi ) on the Ganges River in India.
Historic events during the reign of five British Monarchs.
Giant telescope is erected at Ala-Tua in Russia for exploring sun's surface.
A series of diagrams and film clips explain the principles of gravity.