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Cities Of Netherland India
Description: Burma – bare breasted women carry heavily loaded baskets on heads and set them down on the beach. Primitive village, men jumping over high stele, soldiers with primitive armor dance in street. Various CUs natives with ornate headdresses. 17:24:42 - 17:29:47 >>> Burma?? – Bare breasted women carry large earthen urns and pile them on the beach, they carry baskets piled with approx 3 feet of vegetation products on their heads and others help them set them on the sand. A group of women carrying these loaded baskets walks along edge of beach. Western men walking thru a primitive village. Various as some young men run and jump over a high stone pedestal in the middle of the village street. CUs some male villagers. Western men climb crude stone steps followed by native carriers. 17:29:47 - 17:33:47 >>> Various buildings in village. Small army of men with native armor, shields and spears. CUs the men and their armor. The men dance. ZI to children looking out from barred loft in a building as the men continue to dance and play at attacking each other. 17:33:47 - 17:37:01 >>> Various in a marketplace, women selling baskets, hats and other wares, CUs some women, other natives, ornate native headdresses, women with headdresses, ornate bead necklaces and long native dresses. Western male buyer being shown various fabrics, CUs men.
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Clip #: TFA-9A-4
Length: 12:20
Year: 1936
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: Asia
Country: Indonesia
Original: 16mm
edited version of this footage in AD-24-1 - see narration for description. transferred at slower speed. this is generally better quality

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