• Short Summary

    Huge crowds gather for Hindu Car Festival at Puri in Bengal, India.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Halt here for India.

    Bengal, India.

    L/S of temple of Juggernaut or Vishnu, the Hindu God. Crowds gather for Car Festival at Puri, they bang drums and pull something resembling an ornate fan to draw Vishnu from his temple to country house. Various shots of people at the festival. The procession moves down the street around huge festival cars.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1140.07
    Media URN:
    39645
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:56:00 / 01:13:05:00
    Canister:
    PT 341

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