• Short Summary

    Hindus make pilgrimage to Shiva's ice cave as part of Amarnath festival. India.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Amarnath festival.

    Technicolor.

    Hindus go on pilgrimage to Shiva's ice cave. India.

    L/S snow covered Himalayas. Various shots of the pilgrims trekking along with pack mules, horses etc. Various shots as they make their way up mountain track. C/U man with large bag on his back. Various shots of the pilgrimage, a man carries a child in seat on his back. Various shots people walking along. Good shots of mountains. L/S and M/S of the people stopped at river for a wash and a rest. M/S as a woman has her leg massaged. L/S as they approach cave which is their destination. L/S cave. M/S people outside. C/U pilgrim. M/S as they enter. M/S of their clothes against pillar of ice, this will help them shed sickness of body and mind. M/S pan up ice pillar. C/U painting of Hindu God Shiva. L/S cave. L/S mountains.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1816.12
    Media URN:
    55582
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:58:00 / 01:25:35:00
    Canister:
    65/71

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