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B&W. 7:09min. Madras (Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India. early 1930s. Film made by Lady Stokes and Sir Hopetoun Stokes. ‘Mylapore Tank and Religious Procession’. Large crowd attending a religious procession: close-up shots of participants and spectators; men carrying chariots with decorated idols. Large rath surrounded by devotees who pushed it during the procession. Night scenes of temples with their contour lines lit up. (film with captions)


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