Pakistan 1953 Reel 8 of 10

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:33
Film ID F16-0078
Film Description Reel 8 of 10
Unedited travelogue
en route to Kohat


Reel 8 of 10
Unedited travelogue
en route to Kohat

1953: Reel 8: Pakistan. En route to Kohat.

Craftsman or smith working with hammer and awl.
Painting or mosaic on wainscoting and arches of a building.
Interior and exterior views of building.
Street scenes: goods for sale, people in canal.
Making pottery by hand on wheel.
Mending cups using hand tools.
Street scenes: baking rolls, decorated tiles.
Embroidering by hand, with examples of work.
Wood block printing in color on cloth.
Goods for sale; people; street scenes.
Bow drill-mending a cup (?).
Woodworking (?) woman with bed (?) on head.
Goods for sale, artisans' shops, colorful wooden, woven cot.[Charpoy]
Bow lathe.
Straightening a stick through hole in wooden "vise".
Weaving a mat by hand.
Countryside; mud-grass huts: tribal area (?); loaded donkeys; goatherd,
Piles of kindling , hut compound in background.
Peeling onions.
Tribal people; walls.
"Wheel" for rope at well.
Countryside. Carrying bed on head. Armed man on bicycle. Other armed men.
Men turning large wheels, like old hoop-bicycle wheels—source of power (energy?).
Man checking metal rod. Skin bellows. Metal working on anvils. Guns for sale, probably a gun factory.
People. (some mcu)
Operations in gun factory. Cots[Charpoy]
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Pakistan, Kohat area, Textiles, Color block printing, Charpoy
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