Iran 1963 Reel 1 of 25

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:55
Film ID F16-0227
Film Description Reel 1 of 25
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 227 1963: Reel 1: Iran. Mar. 29-30. Tehran, Babulsar. Gargar. Ramsar.

Valley, river, mountains.
Stone hut.
Roofs of homes.
Shrine: interior buried vault (cu).
Mountain scenes (Elburz mountains) (ws).
Scenes around a house.
Exterior of kitchen.
Baking oven: fired for bread.
Mountainside village: flat mud roofs.
House. Two men on horses.
House on hillside. Wooden well wheel (100 mm).
Sheep on mountainside (100 mm).
Sheep or goats on mountainside.
Man carrying fodder.
Wash basin cabinet at hotel.
Truck on snow covered road.
Car guided in snow by boy.
Women going to market (in Babulsar?)
Water wagon: note horse collar.
People going to market.
Persian garden at sturgeon cold-storage plant.
Home-made bath house, towels.
Reed market.
Building a woven-reed fence (mcu).
Well with wheel for rope (cu).
Shelter on poles in field.
[Gypsies] [needs better identification] (cu, xcu).
Mud hut.
Liner for ganats.
Plastering a kiln by hand.
Watch repairman.
Washing items in gutter.
Thatched roof.
En-route to Ramsar.
Sheet iron to carry water over a ditch.
Long thatched building.
Wired "door latch."
Rubber "hinge" on door.
Wooden manger.
Brush fence, long thatched building (xcu).
Caspian Sea shore: huts (ws).
Grain storage or lookout station.
People: note boy wearing bell (cu).
Wooden churn.
Chicken coop.
Step; a notched log.
Building: inner pole construction. Hooked pole for pulling bucket
out of well.
People (cu).
Stones holding down thatch.
A "Carrying saddle." Winnowing rice using a wooden shovel.
Woven-reed rice basket.
Grain storage structure on stilts.
Preparing rice field: by hand, up to knees in mud.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Tehran, Babolsar, Gargar, Ramsar, Caspian sea
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