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1955 Ceylon Reel 11 of 12


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Film Id:F16-0091
Film Description:Reel 11 of 24
Unedited travelogue


1955: Reel 11: Ceylon. [Sri Lanka] August 3-4. Kandy. Esala Perahera festivities.

Elephant with lamps; Sri Dalada Maligawa [Temple of the tooth] area; torch poles, (in Kandy)
Temple scenes and shrines.
Crowd waiting for Esala Perahera.
Decorated elephant with covered seat, [mws]
Decorated elephants.
People assembling and getting trappings at Tooth Temple.
Chief getting into his auto.
Group with bull whips.
Perahera procession.
Elephants,(in Esala Perahera procession)
Chieftain,(in Esala Perahera procession)
Drummers,(in Esala Perahera procession)
Dancers,(in Esala Perahera procession)
Palanquins,(all Esala Perahera)
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Sri Lanka, Kandy, Esala Perahera, Buddhism, Buddhist festivals
Tags: Buddhism | Buddhist festivals | Esala Perahera | Kandy | Sri Lanka
Rights:All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.

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