• Short Summary

    People riding bikes carrying tall Bo-trees and devil dancers.

  • Description

    Ceylon.

    Documentation on file, American commentary regarding Full Moon holiday.

    GV. Street scene Ceylon. GV. Entrance to temple-like building and people going up steps. GV. People in the grounds kneeling and praying. GV. Street scene. People riding bikes and carrying tall decorative representations of Bo-trees (under which Buddha attained enlightenment). SV. Young people dancing with hideous masks on, representing devil dancers to scare away evil spirits in a ritual.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2888.27
    Media URN:
    83603
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:42:00 / 01:55:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 2997 I

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