Watson Kintner (1890-1979) was a Chemical Engineer with the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), where he was an early pioneer in the standardization of the vacuum tube. Over a period of 36 years he traveled to more than 30 individual countries, beginning in 1933. This subset of his travel films is from Jordan.
Reel 47 of 65 Unedited travelogue Ajlun Qasr el Mushatta
Reel 46 of 65 Unedited travelogue Jarash Ajlun
Reel 45 of 65 Unedited travelogue Jarash
SegmentsPassageway at orchestra level: note construction. Upper seats: note entrances to middle section. Guy rope hole in middle section seat. Seat. Forum and Street of Columns: view from Promenade level, showing extensive use of columns. Passageway from level of Promenade circle: note ceiling construction. Stage: view from Promenade circle (pan shot). Seats: view from Promenade circle: guy-rope holes, (pan shot). Forum, street of Columns. Artemis Temple (pan shot). Promenade circle: passage entrance on orchestra level (pan shot). Zeus Temple: side view. Forum columns with entablature (pan shot). Column and entablature: note knobs, used with rope to hoist drum into position, (pan shot). Columns in Forum. Street of Columns, looking north from Forum. A capital (mcu). Paving up Street of Columns: chariot grooves. Entablature. Columns with platform on side to hold end of an entablature at a different level. Entablature platform on column. Carved capital (100 mm). 4 pylons at intersection of Street of Columns with side street. Side street, pylons: note alcoves for statues. Side street: view looking toward modern Jerash. Side: view looking away from modern Jerash. Street of Columns: looking from Tetra Pylon toward North Gate. Street of Columns: view looking toward Forum: note shelf for statue. The Nymphaeum fountain beside Street of Columns: excellent carving. Man hole cover for drainage. (overexposed). Street of Columns: views looking south, then north from street leading to Artemis Temple. Side platform of Artemis temple, columns. Pillar, fallen column. Artemis Temple: side view, platform, pillars. Artemis temple: front view, pillars, interior. Base of pillars, cross section of wall. Two niches. Artemis temple: side view. Carved capital. Columns: partly buried. Row of columns on west side of Artemis temple. Two tombs or water cisterns. Two half buried columns geometric design. Mosaics in St. Cosmos and Damianus Church (Byzantine): animals, etc. Mosaics: trees, man with mustache.
Reel 44 of 65 Unedited travelogue Madaba Jarash
Reel 43 of 65 Unedited travelogue Madaba
Reel 42 of 65 Unedited travelogue Petra Karak
Reel 41 of 65 Unedited travelogue Petra
Reel 40 of 65 Unedited travelogue Petra
Reel 39 of 65 Unedited travelogue Amman Aqaba Petra