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Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-9B-5
Length: 2:56
Year: 1949
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1940s
Description:
18:26:48 - 18:31:33 >>> Costumed men dancing to drummer’s beats, MSs, CUs. Burning logs removed from a rectangular ember pile. Men in bare feet walk back and forth thru the hot embers. Men preparing a religious ?? ceremony, CU fire in logs, MSs men. Men walking with loin cloths. Various men...

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Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-9B-1
Length: 6:15
Year: 1949
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1940s
Description:
18:11:42 - 18:17:59 >>> Sri Lanka Five men in elaborate costumes and headdresses dance in a circle. Good MSs, CUs men and their feet in spirited dance. Group of drummers accompanying the dancers. CUs dancers elaborate costumes and headdresses. Various, drummers, dancers dancing in unison.

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Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-10-9B-8
Length: 10:40
Year: 1949
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1940s
Description:
19:05:28 Herd of water buffalos being driven into river and two calves being driven. CU native in wide brimmed bamboo hat, CU buffalo. Various elephants walking in water with their mahouts on their back. Good shot elephant walking down dirt road with mahout on back. Elephants lying on their...

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Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-9B-3
Length: 2:17
Year: 1949
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1940s
Description:
18:21:34 - 18:23:51 >>> PAN area with many people assembled an elephant in back. MS PAN people, CUs some and children. Drum player, horn player, CUs drummer and drum heads being played, horn player. Crowd moves in group, boys carrying flags, women with hands clasped in prayer, MSs people some...

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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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India

Clip #: TFA-12-4
Length: 21:43
Year: 1948
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1940s
Description:
00:17:57 - 00:23:00 >>> Men exit palace, pose in their expensive silk clothing, enter a Rolls Royce limo and drive away along the well paved roads surrounding the building. Indian soldiers with rifles with fixed bayonets line up in courtyard as limo enters. Riders disembark and salute the...

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Spain

Clip #: TFA-6B-2
Length: 13:29
Year: 1959
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1950s
Description:
11:56:16 - 12:02:09 >>> Barcelona. Large open air restaurant with filled tables. Various young children. Religious parade thru streets, priests carry crosses thru narrow street lined with apartment buildings with balconies, men carry a heavy gold icon on shoulders, a cardinal’s cape is held by ...

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India

Clip #: TFA-12-3
Length: 9:37
Year: 1948
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1940s
Description:
00:08:12 - 00:13:09 >>> Rajah’s white palace ??. CUs young girls. A tame tiger with people out on the lawn. A uniformed band marches in formations and plays instruments and drums. 00:13:09 - 00:17:49 >>> PAN this very large white palace. MSs and CUs colorfully dressed men walk and converse...

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Ethiopia

Clip #: TFA-8D
Length: 18:45
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
15:56:34 - 16:02:57 >>> Ethiopia - Gathering of some very important people, some wearing crowns, some with British style uniforms with feathered hats, sheiks. MS an ornate horse drawn carriage as potentates enter, soldiers on site. Various, native tribal chiefs, each with a rifle, sitting in...

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Ceylon

Clip #: TFA-9B-4
Length: 2:56
Year: 1949
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1940s
Description:
18:23:51 - 18:26:48 >>> Various women picking leaves in grove filled with leafy plants and putting into baskets on their backs, CUs hands picking leaves, women unloading baskets into large burlap bag. HA LS PAN hilly countryside. HA LS women working with baskets on hillside

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