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  • Short Summary

    Traditional ceremony as Dato Naning is installed at Malacca, Malaysia.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.

    Malacca, Malaysia.

    The Dato Naning and his retinue passing the roofless mosque (seen in left background behind the tent) to climb up Execution Hill. The Dato praying over burning incense, seeking guidance from his ancestors. Man lights primitive gun for nine gun salute. The Dato leaves the Hill for the ceremonial bath called the Bersiram. The Ceremonial bath in a yellow cloth-covered enclosure. An official pours holy water over the Dato. The Dato carried in state by tribal chieftains to the nearby mosque. His relatives, tribal leaders and their womenfolk, wait to show their royalty. People kneel at the feet of the Dato and pay their respects.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2504.12
    Media URN:
    67813
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:54:00 / 01:27:01:00
    Canister:
    UN 2552 F

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