India, 1928–Dorothy Stebbins Bowles–home movies. Reel 3

India, 1928--Dorothy Stebbins Bowles--home movies. Reel 3


Video:

Identifier:
2747.0006
Collection:
Bowles, Dorothy Stebbins Collection
Date:
1928
Original Format:
16mm film
Color:
b&w
Sound:
silent
Duration:
450 ft
Can Description:
1927 Dorothy Stebbins - Round the World Trip - India / Calcutta, Darjeeling, Benares, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Delhi
Viewing Notes:
Calcutta: Temple. Footage shot from a train. Store fronts and street shot from a moving vehicle. A boy, a woman. More store fronts. People bathing in pools. Street market. People decapitating goats. People in the market, people bathing swimming and washing clothes in the river. Children. A man with a trained bear. Street scenes.;Benares (Varanasi): A wedding procession. Dorothy took a boat up and down the Ganges in the morning to see people bathing on the ghats: People along the river bathing, washing clothes, working, and getting water. People on the street and in village. More shots of life along the river. Man shaving another man? (8:20) People in a market and street of a city. A monkey fighting s snake.;Agra: Taj Mahal. Gardens and grounds around Taj Mahal. Kay in a horse buggy. People praying. Man with a trained bear. Street performer. Men wrestling. Fatehpur Sikri. Landscape shot from the walls and buildings in Fatehpur Sikri. Photo shoot?;Jama Masjid, Mohannedan Mosque: Large crowd of men praying. Women gathered. Large crowd gathered to pray because of a Muslim holiday. Kay filming. Portraits of people in the crowd. Woman sweeping the street. Dorothy and Kay picnic in the courtyard of an old mosque with an Indian man (possibly Siva, the servant they hired to help them on their travels through India). [End of Reel]
Subject(s):
,
Place(s):
Calcutta, India;Varanasi, India;Agra, India
Rights:
This item may be available for reuse, please contact Northeast Historic Film for more information
Source:
http://oldfilm.org/collection/Detail/occurrences/45820

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