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    Item title reads: " In the holy Ganges river. Tens of thousands gather for ancient rites in honour of their great god "Shiva"."

    Sonepore, India

    M/S of crowds thronging the streets where a train of elephants march along , some with riders, some with basket chairs. The elephants are lined up at rest, unburdened and their riders squat in a campsite nearby. M/S again of the crowded streets, with low buildings seen at each side. Lines of bunting flags decorate the side of the street and some people make their way along, a few carrying baskets on their heads.

    Note: VHS Sleeve title reads: In the Holy Gangs River

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26590
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    668.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:54:00 / 01:30:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1369
    Sort Number:
    G 1369
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    India India India in the 20's India gv\'s Religious Festivals Indian Festivals
  • Stills

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

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