French Morocco 1951 Reel 5 of 10

Category: Travelogue

Length: 18:02
Film ID F16-0055
Film Description Reel 5 of 10
Unedited travelogue


1951: Reel 5: French Morocco. June 29-30. Tizi-n-tit and Marrakech.

Unloading hay from truck.
Stacking hay with primitive derrick. [ws]
Stork on haystack.
Drying hay.
Dry riverbed.
Valley and mountain.
Butchering, man using tripods to hold animal. [2 shots]
Village market along road.
Several stalls for merchants.
Another butchering area.
Kasbahs and kraals.
Women carrying grass, [ws; 4 women on road]
River valley.
Village on hillside with olive trees in foreground.
Atlas mountains.
Flat-roofed homes, [perforation]
Circular stone wheel. [close enough for good detail.]
Women threshing.
Man carrying sheep on back.
Valley with terrace farming.
Rugged mountains with sparse vegetation. [fairly cu of 1 hill]
Path of side of mountain.
Three baby gazelles and adult.
River with irrigation canal, [light spots]
Whitewashed stone guardrail.
Preparing evening meal. [two women]
Merchant stall.
Skin water-bag on truck.
Old ruins.
Donkey dragging branches.
Dentist table, tools and molars.
Witchcraft paraphernalia.
Storyteller with listeners, [ws; large circle]
Storyteller reading, [cu]
Market. [ws of whole market, then 6-8 cu faces]
Filled water-skin on donkey. [shows animal shape]
Moisture on skin. [keeps water cool]
Drying yarn.
City gate.
Front of building, decorated.
Market stalls and street.
City wall.
Women with baskets on heads, [perforations, light spots]
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Morocco, Marrakech, Kasbah, Storytellers, Souk, Marketplaces, Threshing, Butchering
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