|Film Description:||Reel 12 of 24|
ShotlistReel 12 of 24
1955: Reel 12: Ceylon. [Sri Lanka] August 5-16. Colombo. Delhi, India. Kashmir
Colombo--Esala Perahera; bringing out the Buddha's tooth in a mobile shrine.
Several views of portable shrine.
Views of Sri Dalada Maligawa temple, which houses the Buddha's tooth.
Views of a Hindu temple, Siva Nataraj.
Tamil Brahmins, decorated priests.
Girl with heavy ear-rings, nose pieces.
Man on stilts. [1 mws, 1 cu]
Parade in antique autos traveling on street. [Sign says: “Mad Caravan”]
Covered wagon with long bamboo sticks.
Various family camp meeting scenes.
Man holding holly die and plunger, possibly used to decorate 'cake" .
More camp meeting scenes.
A temple at Delhi; interior and exterior, [dark interior]
Kashmir Boats at Srinagar; many Lake Nagin, [Dal Lake] scenes.
Boats on way to market.
Large houseboat being poled. Note: walk-ways on side.
Dal lake scenes.
Weaving a reed mat.
Raising water, using weighted pole. (Note: footwork) [1 ws, 1 cu]
Irrigation. Water flowing from pole.
Paddling boats on river.
Lotus flowers, [cu]
Men lifting plank bridge across lake and channel.
Reflection of cloud in lake.
Raising water using double poles.
|Film Creator:||Watson Kintner|
|Topics:||Sri Lanka, Kandy, Esala Perahera, Buddhism, Buddhist festivals, Tamil people, Hinduism, Delhi, Kashmir|
|Tags:||Buddhism | Buddhist festivals | Delhi | Esala Perahera | Hinduism | Kandy | Kashmir | Sri Lanka | Tamil people|
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