East Africa 1961 Reel 21 of 46

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:52

Film ID F16-0201
Film Description Reel 21 of 46
Unedited travelogue
Marsabit Forest area


Cat. Reel 201 196l Reel 21: East Africa. Jan. 29-31. Marsabit forest area

Rendille girls dancing by Land Rover (cu, top view).
Girls: zebra-hair brush in background.
Girls dancing: hair coated/dressed with ocher and grease.
Man (cu).
Rendille men in single file (ws).
Men dancing.
Man dancing himself into a trance.
Men dancing, some in trance.
Girls bringing grass.
Trance dancer: note stiffness of body.
Lake Paradise: dry.
Baroni well (30-35 feet deep): "Bucket Brigade" in action.
Rendille camel-goat village.
Camel and its calf tied together (mws).
Rendille hut: note spears.
Container. Grinding stone.
Container for liquids. Utensils.
Rocking stool.
Rendille village: staked skin. Hairstyle (cu).
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Dancing, Trance, Rendille people, Kenya, Hairstyles
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