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Cities Of Netherland India

Clip #: TFA-9A-4
Length: 12:20
Year: 1936
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
Burma – bare breasted women carry heavily loaded baskets on heads and set them down on the beach. Primitive village, men jumping over high stele, soldiers with primitive armor dance in street. Various CUs natives with ornate headdresses. 17:24:42 - 17:29:47 >>> Burma?? – Bare breasted...

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Abyssinia - Roll 2

Clip #: AD-55-3
Length: 12:24
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
01:04:23:25 Abyssinia Roll 2 Addis Ababa Man wearing safari hat waving to crowd. MS Ethiopian trumpeters announcing arrival. VS Ethiopian musicians playing large bamboo flutes (traditional culture, Ethiopian music). PAN row of Ethiopian natives dressed in tribal clothes holding rifles ...

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Oberammergau

Clip #: TFA-2B
Length: 15:44
Year: 1910
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1910s
Description:
The town and the people of Oberammergau, in Bavaria, Germany who celebrate the Passion Play every ten years in thanks for God having spared them from the Bubonic Plague in 1634

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Ethiopia

Clip #: TFA-243A
Length: 15:43
Year: 1942
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
Burton Holmes travelogue from the 1930's showing scenes of daily life in Ethiopia and a military parade for Emperor Haile Selassie.

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Abyssinia

Clip #: AD-29-2
Length: 13:50
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
Travelogue from 1930 filmed in Ethiopia (Abyssinia), which features footage of Addis Ababa leading up to the coronation of Emperor Haile Selassie I (which took place on November 2nd, 1930). Various foreign diplomats and dignitaries paying their respects to the Emperor, including American...

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Abyssinia

Clip #: AD-25
Length: 25:54
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
01:00:08:20 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Car POV TRACKING SHOT past fields w/ low trees. PAN lush grassland field w/ trees. PAN Ethiopians in traditional clothing sitting near field. Ethiopians in traditional clothing walking through village streets. Emperor Haile Selassie I & King Carol II...

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Haile Selassie Coronation

Clip #: TFA-319A
Length: 26:37
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
The lavish governmental, religious and military ceremonies for Emperor Haile Selassie’s coronation in 1930. While other US and European film crews were present, Burton Holmes was the only cameraman allowed inside the Royal Enclosure. Includes footage of the coronation, various foreign...

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Ceremonies In Bali

Clip #: TFA-9A-7
Length: 12:21
Year: 1936
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
17:59:29 a parade of natives and their royalty being carried on chairs on poles on men’s’ shoulders. Many people in parade. A royal funeral ??? Many men with a network of poles on their shoulders carry a heavy ornamental tent with people inside. Three men on a bovine statue are carried by...

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Ceremonies In Bali

Clip #: AD-23-2
Length: 9:49
Year: 1936
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
An elaborate funeral ceremony in Bali in the 1930s

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The Battak of Sumatra

Clip #: TFA-275A
Length: 13:36
Year: 1929
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Description:
A Pathé Science Series documentary by Harvard University Dept. of Anthropology from the Peoples and Cultures of the World Series about the Batak peoples of Sumatra.

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