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  • Short Summary

    Exhibition of the Ceylon fine arts in Russia.

  • Description

    Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    Russian Title 'Art of the Ancient Nation'.

    Long shot of tropical beach with palm trees in foreground. LS. Rooftops of unknown town in Soviet Union, possibly Moscow. Various shots of the people walking around exhibition of Ceylon arts in Russia. Various close up shots of the exhibits - painting, wood carvings, articles made of black wood, rosewood and sandal wood, silver chiselling, costumes and masks for ritual dances, etc. Various shots of people at exhibition including Mr Malalasekera, Ceylon Ambassador in Soviet Union.

    (Lav.)

    Date found in the old record - 12/02/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2766.24
    Media URN:
    69937
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:36:00 / 01:42:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 3192 G

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