India 1957 Reel 8 of 44

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:24
Film ID F16-0112
Film Description Reel 8 of 44
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 112 1957: Reel 8: Kalimpong.[West Bengal state, lower Himalayas] March 4-8.
Rooster and his reflection.
Feeding (using bamboo tube) water buffalo. (mws).
Many people from Tibet.
Cooking at camp.
Butter churn.
Hip violin.
Prayer flags.
Painting on monastery walls.
Country scenes,
Flaying grain. |
[Bhutanese] men shooting arrows (note target - 50 yards).
Stamping a prayer flag. (cu).
Himalayas from Kalimpong, people in street.
Shoeing oxen.
Long caravan. Man with trained bear and goat.
Girls pounding grain.
Warming hand and feet over charcoal fire in dish.
Caravan on mountain road. Himalayas
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Kalimpong, Tibetan refugees, Buddhism
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