Pakistan 1953 Reel 4 of 10

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:10
Film ID F16-0074
Film Description Reel 4 of 10
Unedited travelogue
en route to Rawalpindi


Reel 4 of 10
Unedited travelogue
en route to Rawalpindi

1953: Reel 4: Pakistan. Lahore. En route to Rawalpindi.

Metalworking: copper, using hand tools, skin-bag bellows.
Straightening bamboo using wooden, hand-cranked machine.
Polishing a bowl with automatic machine. Zoo scenes.
Open furnaces; the operation may be metalworking, or drawing wire, or "making glass canes".
People; note: women's ornaments.
Huts, stone troughs, cow dung for cooking.
Woman spinning using portable wooden wheel.
Preparing food around hot stove.
Grounds, canal, pavilions, buildings.
Weaving large rug on crude-loom.
Spindle or reel revolving in stone socket. (rug weaving)
Street scenes; hand-operated, wooden ferris wheel for children.
Preparing fancy dish of food.
Street scenes; woman weaving; wicker (?) cots, wicker (?) cages for sale.
Bow lathe.
Washing clothes at river by beating them.
Nomad camp; note: shelters with frames of arched sticks.
Plowing in rice fields; note: man using oxen to pull plow.
Camel caravan in a storm.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Pakistan, Lahore, Camel caravans
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