• Short Summary

    Good coverage of people observing Voodoo rituals in Haiti.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Haiti. Voodoo Festival".

    Port au Prince, Haiti.

    GV Street scenes in Haiti. SV Woman leading donkeys down the street. GV Market place. SV Woman smoking pipe. CU Woman with large baskets on head. GV Building with crucifixes on wall. SV Woman standing in front of building with arms outspread. CU The woman. CU Man holding candle. CU Candle in man's hand. CU Woman being dusted with feather-duster. CU Man. CU Women dancing. SV As one woman gets carried away and is restrained by other women. GV From deck of boat as it moves out towards the island where the Voodoo rituals are performed. SV The people in the bottom of the boat beating drums, getting frantic. CU Woman in a trance. GV The woman being held down by men. CU The woman's face being rubbed. GV Looking out from the boat at the island. SV People stepping ashore. SV Candles burning around the bottom of the tree with a woman lighting her candle. CU Woman holding candle. Angle shot, large waterfall. GV People washing themselves under the waterfall. SV Ditto. CU. Woman laying in water. CU People under the waterfall. CU Man looking up towards the sky. CU Water cascading. SV Woman being held by another as she struggles to break away. SV Woman seated on rock under waterfall working herself up and down frantically - she falls off the rock.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:12:00 / 01:07:52:00

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