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Description: The religion, culture and agriculture of the South Pacific in the 1950's.

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Clip #: TFA-229C
Length: 7:55
Year: 1956
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Filmmaker: Eugene Castle
Region: South Pacific
Country: Thailand
City: Bangkok
Subject: Agriculture
Original: 16mm
1950s, Thailand, South Pacific, boats, Thai people bathing and washing laundry in water, market, produce vendor, Bangkok, funeral procession / ceremony for King outside temple, drummers, soldiers, sailors, procession towards funeral pyre, boxer praying to Buddha before fight, man playing prayer flute, Muay Thai fight, Thai boxing, kickboxing, bare chested women doing domestic chores, mother carrying baby in sling, woman weaving on homemade loom, woman winnowing grain, woman and boys pounding grain into flour, boy eating rice with chopsticks, man riding elephant, elephant pushing down tree and pulling felled trees through rubber forest, workers spraying rubber trees with sulfur, worker cutting draining channel for latex in rubber tree, worker collecting rubber from tree, rubber plantation workers carrying buckets of collected rubber, workers picking tea leaves, bare chested women walking, traditional irrigation methods, men irrigating field using legs to power traditional machine, women washing, oxen powered water wheel, farmer scattering seeds in field, workers harvesting grain using hand sickles, workers carrying bundles of grain, cows being driven over straw to thresh grain, women winnowing grain, man grinding with stone, woman rolling spices into food, Singapore, street scenes, pedestrians, Hindus, snake charmer, funeral procession carrying body, funeral pyre being constructed and on fire, statues and decorative details outside Buddhist temple

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