• Short Summary

    Burmese woman with rings around neck has baby christened in Glasgow.

  • Description

    Long-necked woman's baby christened. Originally part of News in a Nutshell - international news stories in brief.

    Glasgow, Scotland.

    M/S of crowds outside church. M/S of couple carrying their baby out of a Roman Catholic Church. Couple are Mu Proa and Suri from Burma (Myanmar). Mu Proa wears lots of gold necklaces which elongate her neck. The couple are followed out of church by group of Scottish people, plus friends from Burma, including more women with unusually long necks. A crowd chases the couples' car as it drives off. Crowd seems friendly - they wave and cheer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    839.41
    Media URN:
    12330
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:52:00 / 01:43:23:00
    Canister:
    35/72

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