• Short Summary

    Picturesque lantern festival is held in Japan.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE FEAST OF LANTERNS! - Picturesque festival held in Japan."

    Japan.

    Two men in traditional Japanese costumes banging into a big drum (or gong) - shot taken from behind. Drapes of lanterns hanging everywhere. Lanterns look very similar - they are round, white and have Japanese writing on them.

    This is traditional Japanese lantern festival. Long poles are seen with rows of lanterns attached to them. People balance the poles on their hands, heads, backs, shoulders etc. Great shot up the pole with rows of lanterns being balanced on person's head. Procession of lanterns moving towards the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    799.05
    Media URN:
    9907
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:03:00 / 01:05:56:00
    Canister:
    34/80

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