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Merriman World Travel Footage ca. 1927-1960

Catalog Data

American Express employee:
Merriman, Milton E  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 videocassette (30 min.) sil. 3/4 inch
dubbing master 1 videocassette (30 min.) sil. 3/4 inch
master 1video reel (30 min.) sil. one inch
archival original 1 film reel (767 ft.) sil. 16mm
Motion pictures (visual works)
Darjeeling (Bengal, India)
Goa, India
Bombay (India)
ca 1927-1960
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)--archival collection
Supplementary materials: content list
Addl. KW Subjects:
Street scenes
Footage of travels in India focusing on Bombay, Darjeeling and Goa. Documented are crippled people begging for money, Fakirs sitting on beds of pins, care of sacred cows and general activities of local peoples. Also filmed are several festivals in addition to many market and street scenes.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Fakirs  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1976.4.1-13
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives FC:0
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives