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1) 2747.0025_F16
16mm film; [400 ft.]; Silent; Color
2) nhf-2747_0025-Uncompressed 10-bit.mov
India, Bangkok and Bagnio, 1952--Dorothy Stebbins Bowles--home movies. Reel 22
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Can Descriptions
1952 - India, Bangkok, Bagnio North India Fair Spinning Steb, Chet, Sally, Sam - vacation in Kashmir, houseboat, shikara Shalimar gardens Trip to Bangkok - life on and around the river Trip to Bagnio (Banggai Celebes Indonesia?) - rice planting
Viewing Notes
Large crowds gathered at a fair. Women wearing colorful saris and headdresses. People on camels. A woman sitting on a blanket spinning yarn. People rowing boats full of flowers on a pond. An Indian man, Chet, and Sam fishing by a river. Chet reels in a fish and Sam catches it in a net. Sam and Dorothy fishing. Sheep herders. Footage shot from a small rowboat as it goes down the river. A park with flowers: families picnicking and walking around. Chet, Sally, and Sam picnicking. A group of Indian boys huddled in the dirt. Four boys huddle together and others run up and somersault over them. Boys playing flutes, doing scissor kicks while standing on their heads. Sam fishing. A herd of goats near the river, Sally with the goats and her brownie camera. Chet and Sally on a porch overlooking a river. Footage shot from a small rowboat on the river: other boats, shacks along the river bed, waterlilies. A man in a turban cuts Sam’s hair. Sam and Sally on horses. Goat herders. Thailand: More river scenes. Mountains. Waterfalls. Children near a hut. Women picking rice. More river scenes: boats, house, people, and temples along the river. A large group of sailboats in a harbor. [End of Reel]
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