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  • Short Summary

    Hindu Ardh Kumbh Festival in Allahabad.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Allahabad, India - Hindu Ardh Kumbh Festival.

    Swordsmen in front of an elephant. Sweet sellers, procession in background. Various shots of procession. Elephant in procession. Bearded men. Crowd of onlookers watching the procession of Sadhus (small saints). Back view of procession of Nagas, other saints. They are naked and their bare bottoms are seen. Devotees rub sand that has been trodden by the saints onto their foreheads. Close up shot of a musician. General views of the crowds and the riverside. Various shots of the Hindus bathing in the Ganges. Top shot of the Ganges and crowd.

    Possibly connected with 48/9 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1514.31
    Media URN:
    59609
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:24:00 / 01:36:08:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 017 B

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