Bangkok to Angkor–Adelaide Pearson–home movies. Reel 10

Bangkok to Angkor--Adelaide Pearson--home movies. Reel 10


Adelaide Pearson Collection
circa 1938
Original Format:
b&w and color
Anecdotal Comments:
FROM Miss Adelaide Pearson Rowantrees Bluehill, Maine Jan. 22, 1939 to March 22nd Benares – To – Saigon Indo China Films to # 64 C Films 53 - C – Bangkok – Palace + Temple enclosure 54 – B+W Bangkok – Canals – Angkor – 55 – C – Bangkok – Wat Arun, Wat (illegible) 56 – C – Bangkok – 57 – C – Ayudhya Angkor 58 – C- Bankok (30 ft. Palace enclosure) Siem Reap 59 – B+W Angkor Thom – Bayon – Kymer Village life 60 – B+W Kymer Village life 61 – B+W water-wheels – Angkor Wat
Viewing Notes:
Standing Buddha shrine. Monks washing beside a canal (klong). Panning shot of temple (wat) roof and klong. (Wat Benchamabophit, Bangkok) Wat entrance with yaksha statues. Close up of statues. Tower (prang) at Wat Arun. Dog/lion/gilen statue. Shots of a wat. Garuda images on the outside of Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha.) Wat entrance with yaksha statues. Lion statue. Details of the Wat. A seated Buddha statue. Elephant statues. Wat details. Shots of Wat Pho. A temple on a hill. Shrines. Monk robes and tents on a line. Wats. Elephants walking past part of the Angkor Wat temple complex. Entrance to Angkor Wat. Buddha statue seen through a doorway. Water wheels. Temple (Angkor Thom?) Trees growing over temple ruins (Ta Prohm?) Samudra manthan (Churning of the Ocean) statue. Gateway. (Film changes to black and white) Angkor Wat. Shots inside the wat. Churning of the Ocean statue. Angkor Wat. Close up of carvings. A man climbing a palm tree. (Film changes to color) Angkor Wat and the canal. Gateway. A man and two boys with a crossbows. Temple overgrown with trees. Temple. Palm thatch buildings. Close ups of carvings. [End of Reel]
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Bangkok, Thailand,Angkor Wat, Cambodia,Siem Reap, Cambodia,Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, Thailand,
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