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  • Short Summary

    Men washing clothes in river, snake charmers, street scenes in Delhi.

  • Description

    Delhi and Persia.

    MS mounted Indian trumpeters on horseback. GV large streets in Delhi. GV vast crowd of Indians in the Ramlila Grounds in Delhi. Very good panning shot of people doing their washing in river. Various shots cattle in river. Good CUs snake charmers in street. LS GV the Masjide-Shah mosque in Esfahan, Persia, pan down to show people in street below. GV of the street scene in Esfahan, Persia. MS market scene in Delhi. CU Man being shaved in street barber in Delhi. CU street scene with modern block of flats in background. CU an oxen being driven through the street. MS stretcher being carried through street loaded with body (?) covered with brightly coloured flowers (?). MS into CU as mass of cyclists in street cycle towards and past camera. MS street scene with pony carts. MS old man seated on pavement with his back to camera. MS street scene with policeman directing traffic mostly bicycles. CU of the policeman directing traffic. MS CUs man with performing bear. CU Union Jack and Indian flag flying.

    (Orig. Neg. Eastmancolour)

    Note: very scratched poor quality picture.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:32:00 / 01:17:53:00
    UN 3468 D

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