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Description: A tour of Marrakesh, Morocco in the 1930s
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Clip #: TFA-142A
Length: 10:27
Year: 1936
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Region: Africa
Country: Morocco
City: Marrakesh
Subject: Agriculture
Original: 16mm
1930s, Morocco, man talking about and pointing to map of Africa, man pointing to Casablanca and Morocco on map, Marrakesh, Atlas Mountains, old city Medina walls, Koutoubia Mosque, Jemaa el-Fnaa, diverse population of Morocco, public scribe, scribe whittling bamboo into writing pen, scribe writing in Arabic, boys playing marbles, Moroccan leather, harness maker sewing together belt with heavily waxed silk, man putting on belt, boys making dyes by pummeling fruit and vegetables in mortar, silk industry, men dying silk, swarm of locusts, locust nymphs, natives trying to get rid of locusts, water ditches, natives setting fire to locusts in straw heap, natives gathering land snails from crop stalks in field and putting in sack, native women sorting land snails, woman smoking cigarette as she sorts snails, escargots being placed in small crates for exportation, truck carrying crates of snails, Moroccan restaurant, Moroccan men wearing turbans removing shoes as they enter restaurant, musicians playing instruments, men sitting cross legged on cushions, server bringing men platter of goat meat, man breaking apart bread with hands, men dunking bread into goat meat sauce and eating, men eating meat with hands, man drinking wine, men washing and drying hands, men preparing and drinking tea after dinner

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