• Short Summary

    Procession of Buddhists in Sri Lanka.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Buddhist Anniversary".

    Buddhist procession in Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

    Various shots of cyclists in processions: they carry large models of dandelions on their bicycles. Various shots drummers in procession. Various shots devotees dressed as swans. L/S elephant carrying holy relics of Buddha. C/U priest on elephant holding urn containing holy relics. More shots dancers. L/S lorry carrying boys who are to be ordained into priesthood. Panning shot children on the lorry. Various shots "Stick Dancers". Crowd. M/S large puppets carried in parade. Various shots young men and boys walking in parade wearing turbans, one top of turbans is burning mound of incense.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1786.06
    Media URN:
    55083
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:49:00 / 01:07:03:00
    Canister:
    65/1

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