• Short Summary

    Indians protest for home rule using non-violence

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: International News presents Exclusive Pictures of India's Martyrdom

    INDIA: Punjab: Amritsar:
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    TITLE: TITLE - A CONFLICT UNIQUE IN HUMAN HISTORY, IS BEING WAGED TODAY IN MYSTIC INDIA WHERE MILLIONS OF NATIVES ARE ENGAGED IN A 'PEACEFUL' REBELLION AGAINST THE CONSTITUTED AUTHORITIES. PLEDGED BY THE MOST SOLEMN OATHS TO ABSOLUTE NON-RESISTANCE-WITH NO OTHER WEAPON THAN FANATIC FAITH - THE ORIENT IS ATTEMPTING TO OVERTURN THE WHITE MAN'S STANDARDS.

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    TITLE: TITLE - IN THE GOLDEN TEMPLE AT AMRITSAR THOUSANDS OF AKALIS, DEVOTED FOLLOWERS OF MAHATMA GANDHI, TAKE THE OATH OF 'NON-VIOLENCE' AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT.

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    LV & GV Crowds seated in temple

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    TITLE: TITLE - PRAYING TO THEIR SIKH GODS.

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    LV PAN & GV (2 shots) Crowd standing in a line and kneeling in front of their god

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    TITLE: TITLE - GARLANDS FOR THE MARTYRS.

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    MV Indian priests presenting garlands to members of crowd

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    GV Selected members of crowd walking towards the priests

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    TITLE: TITLE - HOLY WATER TO SUSTAIN THEM.

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    GV Martyrs seated in centre of temple area - crowds looking on.

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    MV Water being poured into a martyr's hand, as he drinks.

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    TITLE: TITLE - AN AKALI JATHA (PROCESSION) STARTS THEN FOR A DISTANT ESTATE AT GUG-KA-BAGH, WHICH THEY CLAIM THE RIGHT TO ENTER AND ENJOY DESPITE THE GOVERNMENT'S WARNING AGAINST THE INVASION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.

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    LV (2 shots) Procession heading for estate

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    TITLE: TITLE - CHOSEN GROUPS OF THE AKALIS TRY TO ENTER THE ESTATE THROUGH THE LINES OF BRITAIN'S INDIAN POLICE - NOTE WHAT FOLLOWS.

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    GV & LV (HIGH ANGLE) Two men fighting the police and are thrown to the ground

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    GV A man jumping over the policeman's poles and falling to the ground

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    TITLE: TITLE - AT NO MATTER WHAT COST OF BODILY SUFFERING THEY KEEP ON TRYING - IT LOOKS SO INSANE AS TO BE ALMOST UNBELIEVABLE.

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    GV Policemen hitting the Akalis with poles

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    GV PAN Policemen lifting man to other side of barrier - Pan to police resisting man's friends.

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    GV Policeman kicking man

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    GV Police forming a barrier to resist the Akalis

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    TITLE: TITLE - SCORES ARE CARRIED AWAY UNCONSCIOUS -

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    GV (3 shots) Akalis being picked up and carried off by the police

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    GV (HIGH ANGLE) Unconscious Akalis lying in square

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    TITLE: TITLE - WHILE THE VICTIMS OF THE POLICE LATHIS (HEAVY BAMBOO POLES) ARE CARED FOR OTHERS TAKE THEIR PLACES.

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    GV (2 shots) & MV (HIGH ANGLE) Police resisting the Akalis

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    TITLE: TITLE - FOR MONTHS THIS ASTONISHING 'WAR' HAS BEEN IN PROGRESS ALL OVER INDIA - 'NON-RESISTING' FAITH AGAINST ARMED LAW -

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    GV Police fighting the Akalis with poles

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    GV Police carrying off the unconscious Akalis

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    Trihat A kalis


    at Amnitsan India.

    Civil unrest, home rule, Indian independence movement
    Background: Indians protest for home rule using non-violence

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    Film ID:
    VLVAGWOJENEIF54S505FNDFMH6GV
    Media URN:
    VLVAGWOJENEIF54S505FNDFMH6GV
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1923
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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