• Short Summary

    Sikhs gathering at holy lake, district commander General Hickman attends.

  • Description

    Part of issue ON YOUR TOES.

    India.

    Various shots of Sikhs gathering around holy lake at Muhktsewah (sp.?) to celebrate birthday of Guru Guvind. British district commander General Hickman visits the gathering. Various shots of Sikhs paying respects to sacred book. Various shots of General Hickman, Captain Hira Singh (sp.?) (Sikh World War One veteran) and Sikh leader making speeches to crowd. Various shots of procession of Sikh men and women following the book as it transported through the streets on top of a bus.

    Note: no paperwork so all name spellings are taken from soundtrack - could be misspelt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1562.11
    Media URN:
    50152
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:14:00 / 01:20:26:00
    Canister:
    NSP 372

Comments (1)

  1. Singhaman84 says

    I think the place name is Sri Muktsar Sahib.it is a district now in indian punjab and associated with Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

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