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  • Short Summary

    Ancient Chinese festival taking place in Peking, China.

  • Description

    Peking, China.

    Full titles read: "Chinese believe spirits of Dead are free on the Seventh Moon and must be propitiated with fantastic dances."

    Various shots of Chinese festival. L/S's of people dressed in Chinese dragon costumes. Large crowds watch the proceeding in the background. L/S's of people in traditional costumes performing ancient ritual for the crowd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    292.28
    Media URN:
    23427
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:07:00 / 01:45:23:00
    Canister:
    G 938

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