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    Islamic ceremony held at Woking in England.

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    Woking, Surrey.

    Islamic ceremony held at Woking in England; attended by large group. Opens with shot looking down row of men dressed in robes and turbans; most of white cloth. Men raise hands to faces twice; then bow at waist. Shot of the Muslim men greeting and embracing each other. Crowd seated on small rugs on ground; listening to priest speak; pan to back; where women are; some seated; some standing (most seem to be in western attire but one can't tell their race in distance); a bunch of shoes & boots on ground behind men.

    Shot of the Muslims at prayer; all bowing their heads down to the ground; pan across their backs. They all sit up at once; then bow again; pan back across. They all stand. Group of Muslims - Arabs; Indians; etc.- all hanging out outside mosque after ceremony; standing around talking; some women are present. There are a few at the back of the genuflecting group and others sitting on chairs watching. Some of the men walk to right past camera; talking; smiling; shaking hands; mosque in BG; with bicycles parked. Religion; Muslim; Moslem; Mohammedan.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:08:00 / 01:34:45:00
    ON 012 M aka G 0336

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