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Charming Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-54F
Length: 7:42
Year: 1931
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
A tour of the island of Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, in the 1930s

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Tropical Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-31A
Length: 9:00
Year: 1932
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
A tour of Ceylon (Sri Lanka)in 1932

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Colombo, Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-282C
Length: 3:30
Year: 1935
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
A trip to Colombo, Ceylon in the 1930s.

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Ceylon and Southeast Asia

Clip #: TFA-77C
Length: 14:32
Year: 1927
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Description:
Home movies taken in 1927 by Edward J. Gallagher Jr on a trip through Southeast Asia

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Kandy

Clip #: TFA-322E
Length: 4:00
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
Glimpses of native life in Kandy, Ceylon, including street scenes, the Buddhist Temple of the Tooth and Elephant Park in Katugastota.

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Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-10-9B-7
Length: 4:13
Year: 1949
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1940s
Description:
19:00:57 - 19:03:45 >>> Sri Lanka. Various street scenes, autos, bicyclists, hand pulled rickshaws, ox drawn carts and many large public buildings. 19:03:45 - 19:05:23 >>> Sri Lanka. Various picturesque shots out to the sea thru palm trees in silhouette and with spectacular skies.

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The Song of Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-338A
Length: 39:41
Year: 1934
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
The Song of Ceylon is a 1934 British documentary film directed by Basil Wright and produced by John Grierson for the Ceylon Tea Propaganda Board. Documentary chronicling the cultural life and religious customs of the Sinhalese and the effects of advanced industrialism on such customs. The first...

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Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-231B
Length: 8:47
Year: 1941
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
An exploration of British Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in the 1940's.

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Siam To Korea

Clip #: TFA-53C
Length: 8:27
Year: 1931
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
A tour of Siam (Thailand) and Korea in the 1930s

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Colorful Ports of Call

Clip #: TFA-52D
Length: 8:29
Year: 1934
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
A tour of the Seychelles, Zanzibar, and Mombasa in the 1930's. picturesque view of island beach mountains and boats. people walk drop tropical jungle beach country road with palm trees. PAN across beach with large boulders and straw hut village PAN acroos large gathering of Seychelles natives...

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