Temples In India 1929

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    MS religious elder in white dhoti playing flute as he walks down covered passageway. LS ancient temple, partly ruined, tall tower in background, lots of steps, pillars and statues. Monk walking across courtyard. Shot looking across pool - in midst of water is a square structure, pillars on all sides holding up elaborate roof, palm trees beside pool, large building like castle on hill in background - scenic view!

    Shot between 2 buildings covered with carvings & statues. Looking up hill at bridges and steps, building perched on hillside. Nice shot looking up step at Indians in robes going up & down, sunlight streaming though. Man riding elephant across a courtyard, other people watch. Outdoor structure: carved notched square pillars holding up roof with statues. Closer shot same - 1 man sitting in shade under the roof, valley in distance below.

    Panning shot big towers, long low buildings & walkways. Pan down steps leading down to square pool, pan over pool. Various shots adults and children washing them selves in pool. Two small children sitting on steps. Scenic shot pillars, pool and tower in background. People walking in temple filled with statues and carved ceiling.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    75793
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2352.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:28:00 / 01:10:59:00
    Canister:
    ON 234 C
    Sort Number:
    ON 234 C
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