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  • Short Summary

    Good shots in and around Rangoon in the 1920's. Burma.

  • Description

    Rangoon [later renamed Yangon] in Burma.

    L/S of Burmese men riding elephants; coming out of the water; toward camera. Next; shots interspersed of monkeys (sitting on the ground or being fed & teased by a white man) and of an agile; dark-skinned boy dressed in loincloth and a sort of loose turban; climbing tall palm tree.

    CU Woman sits holding baby and smoking a cigar or a cylindrical pipe. Giant demon/monster sort of statue with a big square open mouth; lots of teeth and a triangular tongue in front of palm tree. People walking toward entrance of area with pagodas; this statue; etc. Several fabulously ornate temple buildings close together. Various shots of these temples with many pointed roofs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2442.03
    Media URN:
    76942
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:26:00 / 01:46:17:00
    Canister:
    ON 363 A

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