Nepal (1950)

Category: Travelogue

Length: 36:14
Film ID F16-0741
Film Description


Edited travelogue
with narrative titles

Opens with a shot of the route map
Showing the route back through Delhi
The Great gate (Darwaza-i rauza)
Taj Mahal
Crowds in the town. [Overexposed]
East Asian architecture style, location unidentified. [Nepal?]
A band of musicians, singers and hand drums, accepting donations
Going in to trance. Possibly Sufis.
Drinking [bhang].
Street scenes [Overexposed]
Hindu temples, Buddhist temples
A procession of mendicants
Buddhist stupas
Two sadhus
Rooftops of Kathmandu [?]
Priests and holy men
Dance of Tibetan Buddhist masked characters
Tibetan Buddhist monk
Buddhists playing dungchen, (long trumpets)
Dance of Tibetan Buddhist masked characters
All of the characters posing for Wright's camera
More dancing
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Dr. Harry B. Wright
Topics Agra, Taj Mahal, India, Nepal, Tibet, Dance, Dancing, Processionals, Sufis, Sadhus