• Short Summary

    Good footage of the Hindu festival of Jagganeth, India.

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    Hindu festival of Jagganeth. Puri in India.

    Big GV Holy city of Puri showing large teeming mass of Indians assembled in front of temple which is 1,100 years old, for the festival of Naba-Kalebar. Top shot, mass of Indians. GV The temple. SV Chief priest of the temple with other Indians. CU Chief priest. CU Temple priests striking gong and chanting. SV Mass of people watching. SV Pan, the trunk-like image of Balbhadra being brought out on its way to one of the chariots. SV Priests banging gongs as they approach camera. In centre of group is the second image of Subdhara. Camera pans as they go past towards one of the chariots.

    CU Priests banging gongs. SV Pan as one of the images is dragged up onto the chariot. Top of one of the chariots. SV Large mass of people surrounding the third image which is of Lord Jagganeth. GV Large mass of people around Lord Jagganeth as it is slowly pushed towards one of the chariots. CU Indian type in crowd. (2 shots). CU Image of Jagganeth being pushed towards one of the chariots. SV Indians pulling on ropes which are pulling the image of Jagganeth towards the chariot. GV The image being pulled towards chariot. SV Indians in the crowd. Big GV Large mass of crowd around the three chariots.

    Cataloguer's note: Item also exists in colour with no sound - 69/69 A on same tape.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:30:00 / 01:52:41:00

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