Japan 1965 Reel 18 of 40

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:18

Film ID F16-0269
Film Description Reel 18 of 40
Unedited travelogue
Ikuchijima Island
Takahashi Valley


Cat. Reel 269 1965: Reel 18: Japan. Apr. 26-28. Silent/Color
Ikushijima Island. Bizen. Okayama. Kurashiki, Takahashi Valley.

Small fishing boats with thatched cabins.
Weaving reed mats: wooden, foot-powered loom.
Shuttle and treadle action.
Machine used to make reed warp "threads." (underexposed).
View outside cottage.
Reed warp making machine: automatic.
Mat-making loom.
Stone bridge.
Fish trap: stone dikes.
Wooden statue in old temple (en-route to Takahashi).
Small indoor shrine, altar.
Wooden statue: head (cu).
Stone relief: human figures.
Rice pounding or polishing: operated by water wheel (cu).
Water wheel.
Anchor: bag of stones.
Mushrooms drying on screens.
Rice terrace farming. Farmhouses.
Mushroom farm: growing on logs.
Rice terrace.
Sowing rice by hand.
Long thatch roofed building.
Woman with baby on back.
Burning rice husks.
"Smoke stack."
Drying dyed reeds (used for tatami).
Dyeing vats: reed bundles hand dipped.
Automatic machine for making tatami.
Stack of dyed reeds: Tatami strip and cutter.
Electric coil to burn frayed tatami edges.
Red tatami on loom.
Castle: view from boat.
Hydrofoil boat (en-route to Omonichi).
Castle (distant).
Boats on shore.
Fishing boat.
Home on sea wall. Modern apartment building: airing bedding?
Hill farming: fields in distance.
Kosanji Temple, Ikushijima Island: entrance gate:
Painted wood. Carved wood.
Vermillion building.
Decorated beams (cu).
Statue: figure praying.
Building details, decoration.
Carved wood in building alcoves (underexposed).
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Ikuchijima Island, Bizen, Okayama, Kurashiki, Takahashi Valley, Textiles, Weaving, Farming

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