• Short Summary

    Hindu pilgrims flock in thousands to the river Ganges for the traditional bathing festival.

  • Description

    River Ganges, India.

    GV. Pilgrimage. SCU. People walking and cart being driven by oxen towards camera. CU. Man driving and woman sitting on top of cart, passing camera. SCU. Carts coming towards camera and passing. GV. Pilgrims, archway and river in background. SCU. People on elephant passing camera. GV. People entering water. CU. People in water washing themselves. CU. Person washing baby. SCU. Pan, people in water and on beach. CU. Man holding baby's head and making a mark on forehead. SCU. Cattle entering water. CU. Cattle in water, man washing animal's head, and his own. SCU. Cattle in water. Men splashing water on them. SCU. Fun of the fair and big wheel going round. SCU. Big wheel. CU. Big wheel - men turning wheel by hand. GV. Tents, etc.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    549.39
    Media URN:
    31221
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:46:00 / 01:42:51:00
    Canister:
    55/98

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