• Short Summary

    More then 400 Hindu pilgrims are crushed to death in a panic stampede to he sacred Ganges.

  • Description

    Al Lahabad, River Ganges, India.

    GV & LV pilgrims on banks of Ganges 'River of Death'. SV pilgrims arriving for dip in sacred waters of Ganges. SCU pilgrims arriving with belongings. LV crowded river bank. SCU Sadhus outside tents. GV 'River of Death' with pilgrims on bank. STV Sadhus on way to river. GV crowd at river's edge. Some bathing. LV, SV & CU location of tragedy. Pilgrims looking at belongings of victims. STV bather holding pipe. SV priest performing service for dead. SV pilgrims leaving. GV other pilgrims arriving at station.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title H.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    142.25
    Media URN:
    29201
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:02:00 / 01:47:57:00
    Canister:
    54/13

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