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  • Short Summary

    Carnival atmosphere in Vietnam to celebrate News Year's day.

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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    New Year in Vietnam.

    MS Young girls buy flowers. MS People buying bottles of liquid from stall. MS people in market place. MS Covered cart going along street. LS people milling about in street. CU The public writer painting horoscopes. CU His hands painting letters. MS President Huu, Governor of South Vietnam walking along with others. MS He is shaken by the hand by an onlooker. MS Huu and party walking towards. MS They walk past camera. MS Towards they walk to pagoda.

    MS Back view of them walking towards pagoda. CU Decorations on the pagoda. MS The presidential party leave the pagoda. MS They part walking towards. CU Native parasol bearer. LS The party walking up steps of pagoda. MS Interior of temple with ceremony taking place. CU People bowing their heads in prayer. CU Inside the pagoda a woman shakes bundle of incense sticks. The one which falls to the ground for tells her future. MS A fortune teller surrounded by group of women. CU a beggar.

    CU woman talking to beggar in street. LS people crowding into pagodas. Various shots of people burning incense. MS of children playing card games on the pavement. MS towards, man wearing grotesque mask, performing the traditional Licorn dance. CU native halberdier in ranks lining dancing ground. CU the dance. MS spectators. MS the dance, MS native musicians on drums. MS of stick dancers.

    Note: Identical to UN 2258 A.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:36:00 / 01:10:42:00
    UN 2254 A

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