• Short Summary

    A Tooth - a relic of Buddha - is carried in a procession through Kandy in Sri Lanka.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ceylon. 'Holy Tooth' Procession".

    Kandy, Ceylon / Sri Lanka.

    GV The "Esala Perahera" procession coming towards camera. LV Dancers and elephants. LV Crowd lining roof of building. GV Procession going past. LV Drummers in the procession. LV As they go away. LV Crowd lining roof. SV Dancers in procession. GV Buddhist priest in procession. LV Dancers and drummers. SV Crowd. GV The sacred tooth relic (believed to be tooth of Buddha himself) in casket mounted on giant elephant comes towards camera. SV The casket and the elephant. GV as the processions go away from camera.

    (Orig.Neg)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1771.24
    Media URN:
    54715
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:50:00 / 01:33:53:00
    Canister:
    64/73

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