A ship is launched in Scotland with full Indian ceremony.
Item title reads: "According To Eastern Custom New Indian Steamer "Jalaveer" - anointed, garlanded and then launched - with a coconut."
C/U of an Indian couple, with the lady in traditional dress and the man in a Homberg style hat. They pose for the camera. The man carries a garland. They are surrounded by others including young shipyard workers, and others. C/U of man performing the launch ceremony anointing the ship's hull, using a paintbrush, throwing salt and finally cracking a coconut against it. He is assisted by the lady. The ship slides down the slipway into he water. M/S of shipyard workers cheering and waving hats.
Note: VHS Sleeve title indicates 'According to Custom'