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Glimpses of Picturesque Java
Description: A tour of Java in Indonesia in the early 1930s by Andre de la Varre.Various scenes in Jakarta in late 1920’s, steam trolleys, vintage autos, canal thru city, women scrubbing clothes in canal. Barefoot uniformed soldiers with lances and rifles, ox carts, women carrying huge loads on backs, men carrying furniture thru streets. Various fabric stores, good shots women decorating fabric with ink pens. Rain covered streets. Various in Borobudur Temple, stone carvings, stupas. Caucasian men at an opulent hotel being served by line of waiters. Various POVs from steamship, street scenes, men pulling heavily loaded carts, vintage autos. 17:11:24 - 17:13:23 >>> Various Borobudur Temple, LS PAN, people climbing steep steps to another level, PANs and CUs carved stone friezes depicting animals and people, MS some of the stupas, men lighting a fire in one of the stupas, various other views. 17:13:24 - 17:16:04 >>> Square in city, many vintage autos, policeman directing traffic, motorized rickshaws and horse drawn carriages pass, PAN large white buildings. Six Caucasian men sitting at an outdoor table with white tablecloth being served by 14 plus men, each carrying a serving dish. Various CUs men taking food from dishes, their food loaded dishes, men eating food and toasting with drinks.
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Clip #: TFA-9A-2
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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