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Buddha’s Birthday Celebrated in Japan

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
102A
Date Released
21 May 1931
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1D’Annunzio’s Spell Fails Miss England
  2. 2President Cosgrave Adds Voice to Peace Plea
  3. 3Deutschland Launches Itself at Kiel
  4. 4New York Endorses Weekend Cruising
  5. 5Buddha’s Birthday Celebrated in Japan
  6. 6Zoo on the Eve of Move
  7. 7Church of Scotland Assembly

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 7
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Buddha’s Birthday Celebrated in Japan. DESCRIPTION: Priests at Beppu performs ancient washing rites at Spring pilgrimage to Nippon’s great shrine. SHOTLIST: Shot of the huge idol with the pilgrims climbing all over him. Shots of the pilgrims fling round. CU small girls. Pilgrims on the idol.
Keywords
Commemorations; Buildings and structures; Children; Celebrations and festivals; Religion and belief
Footage sources
Movietone
Card file number
1216
Length of story (in feet)
77
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