Benares. (1931)

Film-document №67823 1 part, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Director: Fitzpatrick James A. Fitcpatrik Dzhejms

Reel №1

Map of India.

Varanasi - the city on the map between Delhi and Kolkata.

The banks of the Ganges, the port.

Pilgrims on the steps of the Ganges waters bathe.


Cows on the coast go as freely as men.

Praying and washed by the pilgrims.

Caste Brahmins.

The story of the wedding customs.

Indian, feeding monkeys (also sacred zhiovtnoe).

Praying man.

The boy in the water.

The rite of burial by the waters of the Ganges - the burning of the corpse on fire.

Pagoda on the bank of the Ganges

Key words

India, port, river, pilgrims, funeral