|Film Description:||Reel 6 of 24|
ShotlistReel 6 of 24
1955: Reel 6: Java-Ceylon. July 9-17. Semarang. Ceylon [Sri Lanka]. Colombo. Galle. Ratnapura. Negorna.
Street scene, Semarang.
Boys fishing in canal.
Laundry in canal.
Tied up crabs, note: hat.
Wooden milk cans(?).
Shore scenes from pier.
Large umbrella-shaped net for fish.
Portuguese man-of-war, propelling itself (cu)
Water jar. [mws]
Market and street scenes.
Private toilets along canal.
Scenes on rubber plantation: collecting rubber sap, latex [over-exposed]
Making reed mat.
High chicken coop with rope ladder.
Collection small oysters along shore.
A boat "caulked" with fiber at seams, [mws and cu]
Woman weaving palm leaves into mat.
Chicken coop between two trees and ladder [mws]
Beating coconut fiber.
Rope making; several scenes, [all women]
Shoeing a bullock.
Two monks in yellow robes.
Two elephants along road.
Ferry boat. Market.
Gem pits at Ratnapura.
Earth dug up, put in baskets and washed in stream.
Stones or gems counted on bank by "owner", (note: weaving in basket bottom)
Gems in hand.
Polishing gems, using lathe.[mws and cu]
Animal along road (alligator?).
Bread fruit- -Negoma.
Bundle of flowers.
Revolving oil press (with a rotating roof).
Pottery making using paddle and stone.
Boat scenes at fishing village.
|Film Creator:||Watson Kintner|
|Topics:||Sri Lanka, Semarang, Colombo, Galle, Ratnapura, Negorna, Urban life, Marketplaces, Rubber plantations|
|Tags:||Colombo | Galle | Marketplaces | Negorna | Ratnapura | Rubber plantations | Semarang | Sri Lanka | Urban life|
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