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    Full titles read: '"HOLY" FIREWALKERS! (First and Exclusive Pictures) - 2 white men and many Hindus, rendered immune to physical pain by spiritual fervour, cross carpet of burning charcoal unhurt.'

    Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

    M/S of several men raking over an area of hot coals with sticks. More men stand around and several people watch from outside a fence. M/S of some men carrying a figure of a Hindu god. M/S of a man in decorated head-dress walking calmly across the white hot coals; several more people come running and walking across the coals.

    M/S of the two white men and two Hindus posing for the camera, wearing coats and robes.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    34862
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    730.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:35:00 / 01:14:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1509
    Sort Number:
    G 1509
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    Categories
    Religion & Politics
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    Photography
  • Stills

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

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