|Film Description:||Reel 7 of 24|
Shotlist1955: Reel 7: Ceylon. July 17-23. Negoma. Colombo. Chilaw.
Outrigger boats (many details; note: width of boat at top).
Boat under heavy sail.
A captive snake and charmer. [cu--hooded cobra]
Rope making, (note holes in board for strands; as they go through, forms a single rope from several strands.)
House with wood carving, [mws]
Boats along canal or river.
Hindu [Tamil] celebration in Colombo (note skin punctures and needles, possibly for Thaipusam, rituals of flesh mortification)
Woman dressed as the goddess Kali.
Metal pieces dangling from skin of chest [cu]
Chicken in cage on bicycle.
Large pulley-driven lathe.
Husking coconuts, (in Chilaw)
Load of straw.
A well with derrick.
Scenes on coconut plantation.
Note: rope connection trees on which man walks, (coconut plantation)
Fishing in rice paddy, using inverted baskets.
Wheel pottery, hand powered.
Boats coming in at shore.
Man dragging fish from boats to shore, [mws]
Hindu Temple in Colombo: details.
Launching a boat the hard way.
Landing a boat.
Boat; laundry being washed.
Woman with ear and nose rings, [cu]
Baboon (?) with red "fanny".
|Film Creator:||Watson Kintner|
|Topics:||Sri Lanka, Negoma, Colombo, Chilaw, Fishing, Coconut cultivation, Buddhism, Hinduism, Thaipusam|
|Tags:||Buddhism | Chilaw | Coconut cultivation | Colombo | Fishing | Hinduism | Negoma | Sri Lanka | Thaipusam|
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