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  • Short Summary

    Crowd scenes in the Burmese capital for the state funeral of the High Priest.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " From Rangoon To Mandalay. Tens of thousands of pilgrims gather in Burmese Capital for High Priest's State Funeral."

    Rangoon, Burma

    L/S massed crowds crushing against the funeral procession. There is a canopied funeral cart, followed by a very tall object. People carry flags. The crowds surge and are packed very tightly. Most people are wearing white clothes, traditional funeral colour. High angle shot in the city street, as they continue to surge around the procession. At one point the crowd wave fans.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    700.08
    Media URN:
    33383
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:41:00 / 01:11:03:00
    Canister:
    G 1436

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