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Glimpses of Picturesque Java
Description: A tour of Java in Indonesia in the early 1930s by Andre de la Varre. 17:00:56 - 17:05:02 >>> Steamship enters Jakarta harbour. Various, trolley cars with steam tanks being charged with steam, trolleys riding thru streets, MS into passenger section, POVs to opulent buildings as trolley rides by, vintage autos of late 1920’s, horse drawn carriages, people at edge of canal thru city and washing clothes in water. CUs women and children scrubbing clothes, woman bathing, people lining banks of canal. 17:05:02 - 17:11:24 >>> Various uniformed soldiers walking, some with long lances and some with rifles, CU bare feet of soldiers marching as they wear long skirts. Various in street, vintage autos, CU ox drawn cart leaves curb, women carrying large bundles on their backs, men carrying pots on pole on shoulder, mats and dusters, furniture, sofa, bed, cabinets, many men with poles carrying heavy load, all walking with bare feet. Vintage autos. Various, rig and fabric store, women decorating fabric, CUs woman applying color to fabrics, man with young child. POV from street side in heavy rain, oxen drawn carts pass, horse drawn carriage, vintage auto, bedraggled wet chicken, biker with parasol, people walking with parasols, streets awash with water.
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Clip #: TFA-9A-1
Length: 10:28
Year: 1933
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: Asia
Country: Java
City: Jakarta
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
Screen Traveler, Java, ship, Dutch Line, Batavia, Tanjung Priok harbor, pulling into docks, steam tram, Governor General Palace, Hotel des Anges, railroad station, shops, canals, washday, laundry, washing clothes, bathing, Javanese, nobleman with retinue and bodyguards, private soldiers, fez hats, bull carts, woman carrying large packs, empty petrol tins, pots and pan vendor, brooms, rug beaters, coolies carrying furniture, piano, Batik shop, woman making batik, molten wax and rosin, smiling woman, tropical showers, carts in rain

Notes:
slower speed transfer of TFA-76D


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