Back to Search Results


  View Our Index
From New Lands To Old
Description: A journey overland by car and bus from Paris through Germany and the Balkans to Turkey in the late 1930s led by Lawrence Thaw.

Get the Flash Player to see this player.

Log in to Download Large QuickTime File

Find Similar

Send This Clip

If you wish to order less than the entire clip, enter the in and out time codes (00:00:00:00 to 00:00:00:00) in this box and click one of the links below

Add to Cart

Request a research DVD

Clip #: TFA-216A
Length: 26:15
Year: 1938
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Region: Europe
Subject: Traditonal Costumes
Original: 16mm
1930s, Lawrence Thaw Trans-Asia Films, Esso Standard Oil Company, Thaw Asiatic Expedition, motor trip, spinning globe, Margaret and Lawrence Thaw looking at locations on globe, pencil pointing to locations on globe, picture of specially designed vehicles used on trip across Asia, scout car, trailer, trucks, Paris, France, Hindu men near vehicles, motorcade stopping at filling station, attendant filling car gas tank with Esso gasoline, Hindu man getting into car, motorcade traveling near Eiffel Tower and on Place de la Concorde, Germany, motorcade traveling through village, Nazis escorting motorcade through country, Vienna, Austria, soldiers marching through Franz Joseph Gate, motorcade crossing Hungarian border, Budapest, Hungary, cityscape along Danube River, aerial motorcade crossing for Elisabeth Bridge, Yugoslavia, motorcade driving on dusty road, peasant women working in Petunia field, valley with rolling field, Hindu men filling trailer tank with water from ancient spring, motorcade traveling through countryside, Bulgaria, mayor and Board of Alderman greeting motorcade and shaking hands with Lawrence Thaw, parade through town, people in traditional clothing performing native Bulgarian dance, musicians playing native instruments, girl performing dance, trailer struggling to traveling on rough road, Lawrence Thaw directing driver in trailer, map of Turkey, Bosphorus and Dardanelles Straits and Sea of Marmara, Istanbul, pedestrians and vehicles crossing bridge, old city street scene, cityscape and harbor from hills above city, harbor, docked ferry, Dolmabahçe Palace from boat on Bosphorus, Dolmabahce Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Ortakoy Mosque, Rumelihisarı, Rumeli Fortress, Rumeli lighthouse, truck driving onto ferry, people on ferry deck next to parked vehicles, ferry crossing Sea of Marmara to Asia, ferry approaching dock, Bursa, cityscape, rooftops, Yeşil Mosque, Yesil Mosque, Green Mosque, Lawrence and Margaret Thaw having lunch outside with Turkish official and his wife, motorcade driving on rough arid road to Southern Turkey and Asia, men laying down rocks on muddy road, trucks slowly traveling on unfinished road, desert, people servicing trailer, Margaret Thaw trying to entertain shy Turkish children sitting with mother in oxcart, trailer reconnecting, camel caravan and nomad Turkmen family traveling through desert, sound of camel bells, camel caravan stopping to make camp, women unloading luggage from camels, Margaret Thaw and Turkish official's wife talking with nomad woman, nomad women emptying hampers, nomad woman laying out carpet on ground for head of tribe to sit on, nomad men and women setting up tent, Turkmen nomad women starting up stove fire on desert ground and cooking breakfast, nomad women making and cooking bread on griddle, nomad women making cheese, nomad woman weaving rug on loom, nomad bride and groom arriving at camp via horseback, newlyweds kissing groom's father's hand, bride hugging mother in law's hand, groom's parents and newlyweds sitting on carpets eating shared platter of goat meat with hands, smiling bride, bride and sisters-in-law seated in tent looking at fabric, goatherd herding goats into native village, bride kissing her parents hands and leaving house for her wedding, wedding procession performing ceremonial dance through streets, onlookers watching procession from walls and rooftops, horses carrying bride's dowry and household equipment, groom leading horse carrying bride, smiling bride wearing headpiece, villagers holding hands performing circle dance in village square, men banging drums, onlookers seated on wall and rooftops clapping hands in time

Help us Correct or Update the Description

The Travel Film Archive reserves the right to pursue unauthorized users of this image or clip. If you violate our intellectual property you may be liable for: actual damages, loss of income, and profits you derive from the use of this image or clip, and, where appropriate, the costs of collection and/or statutory damages up to $150,000 (USD).
Back to top