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    Full title reads: "WEDDING OF THE SUN & MOON - Brilliant Eastern ceremony at Udaipur."

    Udaipur, India.

    Panoramic shot of the city.

    Several Indian people in traditional clothes enter a car and drive off. A man on elephant rides to the Palace - he has adopted a role of groom in this traditional Eastern ceremony. He is a descendant of the Jadega (Iadega) Rajputs or Lunar Family. Groom rides to the Palace followed by the group of Indian women in traditional clothes - they are the bridesmaids.

    Bride is the one of the Sisodia Rajputs or Solar Family - she is not to be seen.

    Guests from all over India attend the wedding. A long procession of men and women is seen carrying precious stones and other presents. They walk through the Palace gate for the ceremony of wedding of sun and moon.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    8859
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    791.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:00:00 / 01:02:10:00
    Canister:
    34/50
    Sort Number:
    34/050
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    Lifestyle & Culture
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    Temporary workspace: 30.12.2009 08:12 research Weddings
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