• Short Summary

    The old hill capitol of Ceylon, the city of Kandy famous for its temple where a tooth of Buddha is enshrined, was the center of Ceylon's Independence Day celebrated this year on Feb. 4.

  • Description

    1.
    LS Kandy Lake
    3 ft

    2.
    LS Crowd near the "Temple Of Tooth"
    5 ft

    3.
    MS Mrs. Bandaranaike (in centre)
    7 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS Buddhist Monks
    9 ft

    5.
    CU Mrs. Bandaranaike praying
    10 1/2 ft

    6.
    MLS Others praying
    11 1/2 ft

    7.
    MLS Mrs. Bandaranaike going to alter
    14 ft

    8.
    LS Police controlling crowd near parade grounds
    16 ft

    9.
    MS British High Commissioner Sir Alexander Morley and wife
    18 ft

    10.
    MLS Crowd
    19 ft

    11.
    MS Mrs. Badaranaike and daughter (right)
    21 1/2 ft

    12.
    MLS Guard Of Honor
    22 1/2 ft

    13.
    MLS Mrs. Bandaranaike and Governor General Sir Oliver Goonetilake going to salute base
    25 1/2 ft

    14.
    LS Cannon firing
    27 ft

    15.
    MS March past of vehicle
    29 ft

    16.
    MLS March past of vehicle reverse
    32 ft

    17.
    MS Soldiers
    34 ft

    18.
    MCU Feet
    35 ft

    19.
    MLS Boy Scouts
    37 ft

    20.
    MLS Governor General & Mrs. Bandaranaike
    38 1/2 ft

    21.
    MLS Girl Guides
    41 ft

    22.
    MS Diplomatic Corps.
    42 ft

    23.
    MLS Kandian dancers
    47 ft

    24.
    ML Girl dancer
    51 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The old hill capitol of Ceylon, the city of Kandy famous for its temple where a tooth of Buddha is enshrined, was the center of Ceylon's Independence Day celebrated this year on Feb. 4.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2YCP9V1THTXTUXNDZUY3ETVTY
    Media URN:
    VLVA2YCP9V1THTXTUXNDZUY3ETVTY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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