• Short Summary

    Indian Hindus celebrate the Kumbh Festival with pilgrimage to bath in the River Jumna.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bath Festival Marks Hindu New Year".

    River Jumna, India. Hindus celebrate the Kumbh Festival with pilgrimage to bath in the River Jumna.

    VS Hindus and Sikhs bathing in River Jumna. MV Beggars on roadside. MV A blind beggar with bells on bamboo staff. SV Beggar with python collecting alms. SV Another beggar with holy cow. MV Back view of beggar with feather headdress. SV Front view of above. Beggar holding pictures and small brushes. MV Crowds undressing on river bank. VS People bathing in the Jumna. MV People bathing in the Jumna. One boy in inflated lifebelt. SV A father washing his little child. Child crying. MV Bathers. One man dives head first into water from side. SV Hindus praying to Sun God.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1462.26
    Media URN:
    47686
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:10:00 / 01:35:03:00
    Canister:
    50/32

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