Budget Films

Stock Footage

Festival Of The Eclipse

Indian Hindus celebrate an eclipse with a huge celebration at the waters edge. The clip includes the sun behind the clouds. Throngs of Hindu peasants march to the festival site where they chant and dip in the water to cleanse themselves. Some of them have ceremonial face paint.

IdentifierCLIP-1918
Duration40 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1950's
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