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Pearl of the Orient
Description: A tour of the Philippines in the 1940s

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Clip #: TFA-142B
Length: 9:44
Year: 1948
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: Far East
Country: Philippines
City: Manila
Subject: Farming
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1940s, Philippines, Manila, China Sea, port, harbor, buildings bombed during WWII, modern street scenes, cars driving on street, native people on street, Cordillera Mountains, Luzon, Igorot tribe, huts, Igorot people doing handicrafts, Igorot people performing warrior dance, Igorot bride and groom performing ceremonial wedding dance, wedding guests dancing around fire to musicians playing gangsa instruments, natives planting rice seedlings in field, blossoming rice fields, natives including children harvesting rice crop, water buffalos threshing rice, natives pounding rice husks in mortar, woman winnowing rice, natives filling bags of rice, children climbing into cart, man steering water buffalo driven cart on road to market, natives performing traditional rice ballet folk dance, Leyte, jeepney, fish market, fried fish, Lechon, stuffed roasted pigs, cockfight, people placing bets, roosters being prepped, gamecocks fighting, Sulu islands, Jolo, pearl diver wearing hat, Moro wedding ceremony, groom performing ceremonial dance, huts built on water, pearl divers in water holding up oysters, pearl diver opening up oyster and polishing Moro pearl, war rubbled buildings, Manila, construction, diverse Filipinos, Philippine Flag, natives pounding rice husks in mortar, smiling Filipinos


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