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  • Short Summary

    Celebrations of Independence in Burma.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Burma. Celebrations of Independence.

    MS of large religious statue. VS of car carrying Governor General. VS of cruiser HMS Birmingham carrying Governor away from Burma. People and VIPs on quay wave the ship off. VS Street scenes in city - presumably in Rangoon. VS of band playing. LS of ornate barge going along river. Rowing race on river. Crowds watch from the bank. GV of ornate temple with traffic in foreground.

    Possibly connected with 48/5 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1514.48
    Media URN:
    59626
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:14:00 / 01:57:45:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 019 G

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