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  • Description

    No title. Indian Festival in New Delhi, India. Colour item.

    Various shots gigantic paper mache effigies of evil. Various shots Ram Lila carnival procession coming through crowd lined streets. Actors in costume act out ancient legend of "Dussehra" on carnival floats and horseback. Good shots crowd watching. The procession passes three giant effigies. Actors with face paint, playing parts of Ram and Laksham, stand on chariot float firing arrows at the effigies.

    Various night shots of impressive fireworks display. L/S burning arrow being fired at one of the effigies, it bursts into flames. L/S fireworks exploding on the second effigy, pan to the first one which is burning fiercely. L/S one of the burning effigies collapsing in flames. L/S third figure being set alight by flaming arrow. L/S as figure collapses in flames. L/S as third and final figure collapses in flames.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56465
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2043.35
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:18:00 / 01:52:39:00
    Canister:
    67/84
    Sort Number:
    67/084
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Movico India Feuerwerk Fireworks India Street Scenes India at Night europe-new-way Religious Festivals Indian Festivals Fire Ceremonies
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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