India 1959 Reel 3 of 31

Category: Travelogue

Length: 14:00
Film ID F16-0151
Film Description Reel 3 of 31
Unedited travelogue
Ganges River


Reel 3 of 31
Upstream, then down on boat on Ganges river.
Street scenes.
Weaving loom.
Thread spools of loom. Working pattern. (underexposed).
Woven Sample.
Metal working.
Camel chewing.
Lathe work: a colored enamel stick (cu).
Wood carving: note toe work.
Loading brick onto man's back and head.
Kiln with a metal vessel that sinks in water to act as timer
Making cigarettes.
City gate.
Man lifting weights.
Casting metal in two section around a wooden form (cu)
Rope-making (600 feet per day/2 persons).
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Ganges River, Metal casting, Weaving, Varanasi, Benares
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