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Crossroads of the Orient
Description: A visit to the islands of Zamoagnga and Jolo in the Philippines in the early 1950s.
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Clip #: TFA-442C
Length: 9:44
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: Far East
Country: Philippines
Subject: Native Life
Original: 16mm
1950s, post-WWII, Philippines, travel films, travelogues, traditional Filipino culture, native life, aerials, Manila, cityscape, Pasig River, old city, waterfront, Manila Bay, rice fields, Luzon, Taal Lake, Taal Volcano, Zamboanga, Jolo, village of houses and and bamboo walkways on stilts, children playing in water, Moro people, drying copra, firewood brought to island in boats, marketplace, vendors selling fish, coconut meat, durian, procession of women wearing sarong escorting bride from her house to wedding site, gong ringer, groom being escorted by male friends, wedding ceremony, smiling bride, priest covering groom and bride’s father’s clasped hands with cloth to symbolize wedding contract, women dancing as musicians play traditional musical instruments, fleet of Moro vinta boats

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