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Creator:
Emerick, Francis schoolteacher  Search this
Physical description:
1,600 feet silent b&w/color 16mm archival original
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
India
Hong Kong
Manila
Asia
Date:
1927-1933
Notes:
Title supplied by archives staff (unpublished film)--archival collection
Summary:
Footage shot in Sholapur, Maharashtra district, Udaipur, Rajasthan district, and various other sites while travelling through India. Footage includes: Sholapur Teachers Training School; forms of transportation (ship, railroad, trolley, automobile, bicycle, barge, junks, ox cart, and camel-drawn wagons); street life (street vendors, shopkeepers, textile processing, clothes washing, military drill, children swordfighting, and pipe smoking); music, dance and ceremonial activities (a sitar player accompanied by drums, finger cymbals, and other instruments); a water buffalo sacrifice; wedding procession; sword dancers; river procession of a maharaja and retainers; a military brass band; and the Taj Mahal.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Dance  Search this
Musical instruments:--drum--sitar--finger cymbals--brass band  Search this
Horse jumping  Search this
Street entertainment  Search this
Ox cart  Search this
Textile manufacture  Search this
Boats--dugout--canoe--junk  Search this
Shopkeeper  Search this
Barbers  Search this
Stick fighting  Search this
Classroom instruction  Search this
Festival  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1980.5.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218208