• Short Summary

    In Delhi, over million Hindus assemble for the solar eclipse festival.

  • Description

    Delhi, India.

    Crowds are gathered to see the eclipse. GV. Crowd around big wheels. & SV. SV. Children on roundabouts GV. Holiday crowds around roundabout. SV. Crowds watching puris being cooked. SV. Puris being rolled. Trays of other foods nearby. GV. Crowds streaming along road on way to bathing ghats. SV. Crowds streaming along road on way to bathing ghats, passing beggars. CU. A man selling trinkets. SV. Crowds passing beggars. CU. Snake charmer asking for alms. MV. Crowds passing. SV. Holy cows on roadside. SV. Two Indian girls seated wearing traditional costume. GV. Hindus bathing in Holy waters of River Jumna. & LV. CU. Bather holding Hubble bubble pipe. LV. Bathers in river. SV. Party of bathers including fat man. GV. Bathers in River.

    (Orig. Lav.) (Orig. "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    17.33
    Media URN:
    27119
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:54:00 / 01:44:53:00
    Canister:
    52/19

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