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Elaborate Obsequies

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
1180
Date Released
13 Apr 1925
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Easter Exodus
  2. 2Royal Maundy Gifts
  3. 3For Young England Week
  4. 4Off to Your Provinces
  5. 5Hindenburgh - German President
  6. 6Send Your Little Bit
  7. 7Princess Mary
  8. 81825 - 1925 a Century of Progress in Locomotion
  9. 9Elaborate Obsequies

Story

Story No. within this Issue
9 / 9
Summary
Of Thayok Sayadaw, the greatest Buddhist priest. The Festival lasts 7 days and takes a year to prepare ... ... The "Dancing Angels" escort the embalmed body ... and Ministers of States bearing golden umbrellas, act as pallbearers.
Keywords
Funerals; Religion and belief
Locations
Rangoon; Burma
Story extras:
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Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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