• Short Summary

    Hindus celebrate opening of a Community Hall in Salisbury, Rhodesia.

  • Description

    Salisbury, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).

    SV. Indian girls performing the "Dance of the Lights" at the opening of Community Hall in Salisbury, Rhodesia. GV. Panning shot of crowds around the foundation stone laying ceremony. SV. Sir Robert Tredgold, Acting Governor-General, being greeted by dignitaries as he arrives. LV. Children of Salisbury Hindu School performing a dance of welcome and scattering rose petals. CU. Children dancing. SCU. Sir Robert Tredgold tapping the stone and pronouncing it laid. LV. Crowds watching the ceremony. CU. Hindu priest breaking a coconut over the stone. SV. Indian girls performing the dance of lights holding small candles in their hands which signify that the new hall will lighten and brighten the way to greater culture. CU. Candles in the girls hands. SV. Girls dancing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1509.05
    Media URN:
    49171
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:09:00 / 01:04:55:00
    Canister:
    57/98

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