• Short Summary

    Hindu pilgrims climb to 14,000 feet in Kashmir mountains to o to Shiva's shrine.

  • Description

    Amarnath, Kashmir.

    GV. Tents. SCU. People walking through streets carrying person, riding donkeys, etc., (2 shots). GV. Starting out in the country. GV. Walking through pathway between mountains. SCU. Masses of pilgrims walking towards camera and pan to mountain in distance. SCU. & CU. Procession walking towards camera. GS. Pilgrims sitting down, resting. CU. Group. CU. Man with pole across shoulders. CU. Group resting. CU. Woman carrying baby on back. CU. People praying. CU. Holy men sitting down with "chari" or walking stick of the God Shiva. CU. Top of stick. GV. Tops of mountains. GS. Procession walking away from camera up to mountain. CU. Top of mountain pan down to ice cave. CU. Stone. GS. People around the cave. GS. Looking down to people.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene L)

    Note: Stunning shots of mountains!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    539.47
    Media URN:
    31032
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:56:00 / 01:53:25:00
    Canister:
    55/64

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