Nepal 1957 Reel 6 of 44

Category: Travelogue

Length: 16:02
Film ID F16-0110
Film Description Reel 6 of 44
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 110 1957: Reel 6: Nepal. February 24-26. Katmandu
Silver temple.
Buddhist temples.
Spinning on loom (mws).
Pilgrims from India (thinly clad, barefoot, carrying only possessions)
Child bride on palanquin.
Wedding ceremony - several scenes.
Shots of people - at a shrine or market.
Three priests (mws).
Temple or shrine.
Man pipe-smoking (mws).
People on road.
Litter for cremation (some cu).
Shaivite Sadhu.[Naga]
Pilgrims from India.
Several Holy men.
Tibetan monks.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Nepal, Kathmandu, Buddhism, Pilgrims, Tibetan refugees
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