Newsreel film clips of events and
functions at the Woking Mosque
During the history of the Woking Muslim Mission (from 1913 to the
mid-1960s), glimpses of some prayer events at the Woking Mosque,
as well as functions at the Mosque premises attended by dignitaries,
were filmed by the British
Pathe newsreel company for inclusion in its regular cinema news
broadcasts of those days.
British Pathe has made its collection of stories from newsreels
available at its website, which includes at least the following
eleven film clips of Woking Mosque events. In the list of these
clips given below, the Film ID and Title of each clip,
by which it is identified on British Pathes website, is provided:
||Our comments after
viewing the clip
||MOSLEMS END 30 DAY FAST
||THE BEGUM OF BHOPAL
||Silent. Visit of the Begum of
Bhopal to the Woking Mosque. Shows Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din and Lord
||NEWS IN A NUTSHELL
Subtitled: News in a
Nutshell includes Muslims at a Mosque in Woking, ...
||Only first item on clip is
about Woking. Shows future King Faisal of Saudi Arabia with
Woking Imam. Sound of parts of prayers.
||THE FESTIVAL OF EID UL AZHA
||Sound of parts of prayers.
||EMPEROR HAILE SALASSIE
||Silent. Visit of Haille Selassie
||IN THE NAME OF ALLAH
||FESTIVAL OF EID-UL-FITR
||THE PROBLEM OF TURKEY
||Silent. Famous Indian political
leader and orator Mohamed Ali addressing a meeting at Woking
in support of the Turkish Khilafat cause. Maulana Sadr-ud-Din
is also on clip.
||FEAST OF RAMZAN
||THE FEAST OF SACRIFICE AT WOKING
||Silent, short clip.
||ID AL-ADHA FESTIVAL AT WOKING
||Collection of silent cuts.
If you search British
Pathes website using the keywords Woking Mosque,
a list of relevant film clips will appear. Clips in low resolution
are available free of charge from their website for personal viewing
only. Clips in higher quality can be purchased.