Nepal 1957 Reel 1 of 44

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:27
Film ID F16-0105
Film Description Reel 1 of 7
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 105 1957: Reel 1: Nepal. February 15-16th Kathmandu

Salt(?) log on plank (being carried by boys).
Tibetan people. (Good cu of faces, costumes).
Silver smith - bellows, Street scenes.
Prayer wheels.
Temple decorated. Candles. Street scenes.
Washing in old shrine.
Salt logs.
Shrine decoration, (interior and exterior).
Making paper, (some under-exposed).
Decorated eggs.
Women spinning.
Weaving. Sculpting stone.
Charcoal flat iron. (mws).
Pounding cloth with round mallet.
Making stamps to mark cloth.
Last stage of a cremation.
Street scenes.
Woven cloth.
Paintings inside temple. Prayer wheels.
Monkeys playing.
Candles inside temple and shrine decorations.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Nepal, Kathmandu, Tibetan refugees, Buddhism
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