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  • Short Summary

    Footage of a procession during the Japanese Festival of the Gion Shrine.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "The Old Japan Returns! - ...for Nippon's great seven day Festival of the Gion Shrine, held each year from time immemorial to avert the God of Pestilence. (First & Exclusive Pictures.)"

    Kioto, Japan.

    Various shots of a procession moving through a street in Japan; numerous men pull a large ornate float along. M/S of the top of the float where some men are working puppet women.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    740.07
    Media URN:
    35023
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:42:00 / 01:12:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1530

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