Angkor to Peking, 1938-1939–Adelaide Pearson–home movies. Reel 11

Angkor to Peking, 1938-1939--Adelaide Pearson--home movies. Reel 11


Adelaide Pearson Collection
1938 – 1939
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 62 C – Siem Reap = Pra Khom Pre Rup – Pro Pra Khom 63 – C – Angkor – Dancers Phnom Penh – Palace – Buddhist Phnom Penh – Buddhist procession 65 – C –
Viewing Notes:
A road. Musicians carrying instruments. Dancers performing in front of Angkor Wat. The Cambodian Royal Palace. (with French flags) A funeral procession. Monks, children and a cow near a Wat. Women and children gather to pose for the camera. Storefront selling pottery. A cart with elaborate carvings. Panning shot of mountains. Waterfall. A palm thatch house. Water buffalo horns and jaw bones hanging from a post. A deer in a field. People working in the field. (Tea plantation?) Cut to a rocky coastline. Moored boats. (Film changes to black and white) People carrying baskets up a gangplank. A junk at full sail. A different junk. A man carrying a tray of food. Women in nurses uniforms. Men in suits and lab coats. Babies wrapped in blankets. Shacks. Shot of a damaged building flying what appears to be the Japanese flag. Children behind a barbed wire fence. Scenes on a street. Bundles of straw. Men carrying a log. People poling boats. People unloading cargo. (Film changes to color) Junks on the water. A procession on the street. Pall bearers carrying a coffin. A temple entrance. The Temple of Heaven, Beijing. Details of the ceiling in the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, Temple of Heaven, Beijing. A building seen through an archway (Forbidden City?) [End of Reel]
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Angkor Wat, Cambodia,Beijing, China,Siem Reap, Cambodia,Phnom Penh, Cambodia,
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