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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Yabusame festival is held in Kamakura, Japan.

    Various shots magnificently dressed archers marching in procession. Various shots as they bow their heads at the purifying rites. C/U pan from foot to head of an archer. M/S as the flutter of a fan gives the signal for the archers to begin.

    Various shots of archers, mounted on horses, galloping down a narrow lane and shooting arrows at three targets at the side of the lane as they pass. If they hit the target the Japanese believe that a good harvest will follow. Various shots spectators. M/S arrows being removed from targets.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    64320
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2180.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:38:00 / 01:45:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 1832 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 1832 E
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  • Stills

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

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