Nepal 1955 Reel 18 of 24

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:47
Film ID F16-0098
Film Description Reel 18 of 24
Unedited travelogue


1955. Reel 18. Nepal. September 1-2. Katmandu, Patan (2 miles south of Katmandu)

Building roof, note sod grass on roof to left.
Temple bell tower.
Palanquin and umbrella.
Many scenes at a shrine.
Group of women.
Shrine views.
Woman drinking water from a pitcher.
Cloth drying.
Painted niches and shrine. (Note many bronze statues) (cu)
Metal worker.
Corner of temple.
Utensils for the gods in side wall.
Monks reciting prayers, (Patan) (dark interior).
Temple scenes. (both interior and exterior; some dark).
View of Katmandu.
Wrapping incense.
Temple scenes.
Corn ear storage.
Street scenes.
Rice ration fingerprinting (cu).
Lady weaving. Long yarn.
Silver workers.
Men carrying straw using poles.
Wood carver.
Silver worker. Note foot.
Shaving head and stropping razor on hand.
Temples (Katmandu).
Baghmati River.
Woman smoking big pipe.
Temple and monkey. (Note one monkey with baby).
Jeweler using wood hammer.
Lady (cu).
Corn in storage.
Prayer wheels.
Top of stupa.
Paintings in temple.
Man smoking.
Temple scenes. (first frames slightly over-exposed).
Long stairway up to Temple.
Many temple scenes.
Priests using prayer wheel.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Nepal, Kathmandu, Patan, Buddhism, Buddhist ritual, Buddhist sculpture