Thailand 1957 Reel 20 of 44


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Film Id:F16-0124
Film Description:Reel 20 of 44
Unedited travelogue
Chieng Mai


Cat. Reel 124 1957: Reel 20: Thailand. April 6-7. Chiang Mai.

Unidentified scene.
Woman hanging cloth on line. (ws).
Iron casting foundry: several crude processes.
Diggers, the finished iron product, (cu).
Pottery - potters wheel. (mws, dark).
Grandma smoking.
Umbrella making - several steps:
Raising and lowering mechanism (wooden) (mws and cu).
Pounding pulp. Paper making - several processes.
Making hub for umbrella (mws).
Weaving silk scarf - good details of loom (mws).
Ruins of old temple (?) on a hill).
Painting in temple.
Temple decorations.
Interior of shrine: monk and devout praying. (dark).
Statue with grotesque face (exterior).
Man shooting off fireworks (mws).
Funeral of a notable person.
Cremation bier (ornate).
Monks gathered for prayer (dark).
Cremation procession: ashes in a pot, an orchestra, mourner with red
umbrella, the cremation bier.
Note Elephant puppetry at the top of the palanquin.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Chiang Mai, Funerary rites, Pottery, Ceramics, Buddhist monks
Tags: Buddhist monks | Ceramics | Chiang Mai | Funerary rites | Pottery
Rights:All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.

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