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  • Short Summary

    People in Ceylon spend time celebrating Buddha's Birthday at the Kelaniya Temple.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Ceylon / Sri Lanka.

    VS Crowds gather outside the Kelaniya Temple and then start to enter to worship the Buddha's birthday. MS Burning incense to Buddha. VS Devotees worshipping and they present flowers. VS At night and the worshippers cleverly erect tableaux with flashing bulbs etc. they are called Pandals and tell of various episodes in the life of Buddha.

    (Orig.Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 26/05/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3149.08
    Media URN:
    88605
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:18:00 / 01:38:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 3892 A

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