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Creator:
Ananda Coomaraswamy art historian  Search this
Physical description:
546 ft (25 min) silent b&w video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Asia
Date:
ca 1920
Summary:
Edited film documents an ancient Cambodian dance of Hindu origin which was performed at Phnom Penh and Angkor Wat into the first half of this century. Dances illustrate two popular legends: Prince Chey Chet and the jealousy between his two wives, Suvinchar and Surya and the story of Prea Somut and Princess Butsumali. Film forms part of the Ananda Coomaraswamy Film Collection.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Local number:
HSFA 1989.2.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218630