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    Roll No. 1



    The procession starts with the flags and the banner. Then follows the shot of a elephant. Long and mid shot of camels numbering 20. Then we see the mid shot of 5 horses is seen next. Later long and mid shot of about 22 tongas can be seen. After that about seven bullock carts can be seen. Long and mid shots of caged birds and animals can be seen.



    Long shot of procession passing through the bazar is seen next. Long mid shot of tongas passing through the bazar follow next. Mid shot of people watching the procession can be seen next. The procession having passed through the bazaar reached Gandhi Grounds. Five shots of people looking at the caged birds like monkey, rabbit, snake and parrots as also fowl and goose follow next.



    Roll No.2.



    On this roll the close shots of the last shots on Roll No.1 are taken on this roll in the beginning. Then the camel race was held. A long shot of this is recorded. Also a shot of Morse race is recorded next. Two shots of public watching are taken next. The buffaloes cows and the bulls which had come for competition are taken on mid shots. Then the public is seen watching. The tonga race was the next item that followed. Later also the race of bullock carts was held. That can been seen next. The buffaloes and bulls were then brought into a circle where people watched them. To demonstrate the health measure, the calf was injected. Last about 5 shots on this roll are taken of the dogs barking, people fondling with them are taken. In this all the dogs are of different kinds.



    Earlier reports that many elephants will be taken out, as can be read from the enclosed newspaper cutting, could not be stood by the organizers as they could not keep and feed them for many days.




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    Film ID:
    VLVA8U1BZSM286M9KTX2RE3YXAVIR
    Media URN:
    VLVA8U1BZSM286M9KTX2RE3YXAVIR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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