East Africa 1952 Reel 8 of 10

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:43

Film ID F16-0068
Film Description Reel 8 of 10
Unedited travelogue
Maasai Village


1952: Reel 8: East Africa. August 3-5. Ngorongoro "crater"; Maasai village.

Female lion in bush, prowling.
Small fox.
Lion with a limp.
Antelope "family".
Animals on plain.
Wart hogs.
Salt on shore.
Hyena. Note: narrow set of eyes.
Maasai, foot on knee, guarding herd, spear, ear lobe.
Maasai girl. Note: skin cloak, necklace, ears, bald head, wire armlets.
Maasai boy.
Older Maasai gentlemen, skin cloak, earrings, bald head, spear.
Younger warrior, wood ear plugs for lobes, spear.
Female lion.
Three Maasai boys.
Several Maasai girls.
Village and large corral.
Huts. (note: pile of skins used for money)
Village in distance.
Young Maasai, ear plugs wood.
Playing an African game on board with hollows.
Old gentleman.
A young warrior cleaning teeth by chewing stick. (cu)
Young girl with some ochre.
Maasai women at gate, showing wire band on arms and legs.
Wire bands for arms and legs.
Brilliant necklace.
More Maasai girls.
Woman with armbands, plastering top of hut with cow dung.
A group of Masai and close-up of wire bands, ankle-to-knee.
Girls putting on ochre, (cu)
A hut with vegetation growing on roof.
Shaving head using razor blade.
More armbands. Note: how close coils are.
More head shaving.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Kenya, Masai people, Maasai people, Maasai, Masai
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