• Short Summary

    Festival of Dussehra in Delhi, India.

  • Description

    New Delhi, India.

    GV. Elevated shot, chariot of Rama passing along crowd lined streets during the Festival of Dussehra procession. LV. Two oxen pulling cart with model of a flying horse and two men sitting on it. SV. Cart coming towards, two people on it with bows and arrows, one of them fires arrow. LV. Elevated shot, Rama with his wife Sita and brother Lakshmana moving along crowded streets on their way to the Ramlila Grounds. They are being showered with confetti by the crowd, & SV. SCU. Three members of the Rama family and his two brothers standing in the Ramlila grounds, in fancy robes. GV. Three huge effigies of Ravana and his two brothers standing in the Ramlila Grounds. SV. Effigy of one of the brothers, camera pans to bonfire placed beneath it ready for burning al three effigies. GV. Effigy of Ravana as it begins to blaze. GV. Top part of Ravana starts to explode in flashes and sparks. LV. Two of the effigies, Ravana in the middle and Meghnath on right of picture, now well alight and exploding.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:38:00 / 01:17:35:00

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