India 1959 Reel 25 of 31

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:43
Film ID F16-0174
Film Description Reel 25 of 31
Unedited travelogue


Reel 25 of 31
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 174 1959: Reel 25: India. Hyderabad. Warangal

Making bangles: note slow charcoal fire in pot.
Pounding silver leaf (*see K's notes).
Traditional dress. Village (cu).
Old door: spiked, to repel elephants. Fortress.
Old fortress.
Making matches (cu)
Making boxes (cu).
Embedding silver wire.
Loom operated by two boys. Bangles.
Woven samples.
Leather work.
Automatic loom.
Foot-operated spinning wheel.
Stamps for cloth (cu).
Men climbing trees with tools (mws).
Nomad camp: crude shelters.
Bridegroom carried on a bier (mws).
Family seated in shade of cart.

Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Hyderabad, Warangal, Orugallu, Jewelry making, Weaving, Spinning, Wedding ceremonies
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