Calcutta, Singapore, Canton

Category: Travelogue

Length: 15:07
Film ID F16-0521
Film Description Unedited travelogue, possibly outtakes from other films
[Note that the footage is lenticular color, but not refiltered through a lenticular filter, hence it appears just as vertical stripes, as if scratched.]

Boats/yachts in a harbor, roofs of houses on a mountainside above
People walking by a wharf, array of Indian and western dress in evidence
Selling mounds of spices and dry goods at market
Muslim boy walking toward camera in market
Tented marketplace from above, bustling
Smaller boats and tankers in the bay
Unidentified official building, lawns, Hooghly (?) river
Barge with colonials aboard
Gardens of roses (poor exposure)
"Arial view of river from bridge"
Harbor with rows of 1920s and 1930s cars parked
Kate Tode putting a flower in a gentleman's button hole
Water splashing in front of boat, one shot spliced upside down
Two colonials walking down a street, under an umbrella, from behind, as seen from a car. Also a Chinese palanquin being carried.
Eaves of a pagoda, tilt up.
Waterfall garden,flowering bush.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Arthur and Kate Tode (Kahop)
Topics Calcutta, Kolkata, Singapore, Canton, Guangzhou, Ocean travel, Tourism, Marketplaces
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