Ceylon

Ceylon achieved independence in 1948 as the Dominion of Ceylon, a name later changed to Sri Lanka. 

 
 
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CINGHALESE DANCES (1910)

Interest. Rural and town scenes of Ceylon.

No Titles. Busy street scene (5). A group of people, including women and girls, ...

 

GENERALANSICHT VON KANDYS TEMPEL (1910)

INTEREST. Kandy, Sri Lanka: a temple set in trees. Pans left to right (69). A gateway with a small boy ...

SCENES IN CEYLON

SCENES IN CEYLON (1909)has video enhanced entry

Kandy, Colombo and the Kelani river.

Market scene in Kandy. Merchants display their wares, while people, children and animals jostle each ...

 

SZENEN AUS DEM FERNEN OSTEN (1909)

INTEREST. Scenes from the Far East.

Crowds of native people at a quayside passing items from hand to hand to load ...

 

THÉ: CULTURE, RÉCOLTE, PRÉPARATION INDUSTRIELLE (1909) enhanced entry

INTEREST. The growing, collection and processing of tea in Ceylon.

No main title. Tea bushes planted out by natives under European ...

 

CEYLAN, VÉCU ET PITTORESQUE (1905) enhanced entry

Early footage from Ceylon.

Title card: 'Views and People in Ceylon'. Shots taken from the front of a train as ...