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  • Short Summary

    Hindu carnival procession to mark opening of new temple in Trinidad.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "With all the glamour of the East. Hindu emigrants in gorgeous religious festival to mark inauguration of new Temple".

    Trinidad, Caribbean (British West Indies).

    L/S of a carnival procession of people of Asian and African origin. M/S of large models of ornate temples being carried in procession. M/S of a man spinning, he holds above his head what looks like large model of peacocks tail made from flowers. M/S of group of men and boys drumming in front of large model of domed temple.

    Amendment May 2015: A visitor to the site has written in to say the film from Trinidad could actually show the Muslim celebration of Hosay. If any viewers have further information about this, please comment below or contact us!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    658.09
    Media URN:
    26452
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1926
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:45:00 / 01:23:32:00
    Canister:
    G 1350

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