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    • Japan [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1954
    • Japan is a travelogue of the Herzfeld'd cruise trip to Japan. It features various tourist spots around Japan, including Shinto shrines, Nara Deer Park, Lake Hakone, and Buddhist temple and statue. Sequences also include Cherry Blossom Dance,...
    • mphe0002
    • Four cities of the Orient [Motion Picture Film]

    • ca. 1950s
    • Four cities of Oriental depicts historic sites, cultural tourist spots, and daily life of people in Bangkok and Thonbury of Thailand, Angkor of Cambodia, Aberdeen of Hong Kong, and Kyoto of Japan. It features Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram,...
    • mphe0013
    • India [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1955
    • India is a travelogue about historic cities in India including Mumbai, Jaipur, New Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra and Varanasi. The film presents historic landmarks in each city such as City Wall of Jaipur, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar (observatory),...
    • mphe0011
    • Indonesia - Singapore [Motion Picture Film]

    • Not after 1954
    • Indonesia - Singapore is a travelogue of the Herzfeld's cruise trip passing Singapore, Sri Lanka, Jakarta and Bali of Indonesia, Manila and Corregidor Island of Philippines, and Hong Kong. The film shows multifaceted culture of Southeast Asian...
    • mphe0018
    • Wanderers of the Arabian Desert [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1928
    • Wanderers of the Arabian Desert is one the several educational films from the Pathe Science Series featuring the culture of the Bedouins. The Bedouins are herders who travel the Arabian deserts in homes are made of cloth tents. They are sheep and...
    • mpsr0021
    • The Mongols of Central Asia [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1928
    • The Mongols of Central Asia is one of the several educational films from the Pathe Science Series. The film documents the Mongol’s training and racing of wild horse, and the various methods for transporting goods through the desert. People carry...
    • mpsr0019
    • Asia Orginal Film [Motion Picture Film]

    • ca. 1950
    • Asia Original features daily life activites in India. Featured are a quick look at bazzars, farming, people washing and sailing on the Ganges River, handicrafts, and the ruins of the pillars of Ashoka.
    • mpsr0017
    • Pakistan [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1954
    • Pakistan is one of the several educational films created by Clarence W. Sorensen for Encyclopaedia Britannica Films. This film focuses on comparing East and West Pakistan as a complete nation that have different styles of living based on climate...
    • mpsr0042
    • Korean Farming - On Oriental Epic [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1943
    • Korean farming focuses on traditional ways of rice farming throughout an entire season. Farming is done by hand with only the use of cattle and handmade tools to do planting, shoveling, plowing, and monitor irrigation. In the spring rice fields...
    • mpsr0038
    • Malays of Sumatra [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1928
    • Malays of Sumatra is one of the several educational films from the Pathe Science Series. The film focuses on the culture of the Malays; their style of agriculture, which highlights the growth and importance of rice, grains and coconuts; their use...
    • mpsr0023
    • Original Arab Lecture [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1939
    • Sorensen's 'Original Arab Lecture' is a film put together for his lectures on Arabian geography. Sorensen travels through Egypt, Israel, Iraq, and Jordan looking at different agricultural and social practices in each culture. Much that is seen is...
    • mpsr0024
    • Arabian Children [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1956
    • Arabian children is one of several educational films created for Encyclopaedia Britannica. This film describes the daily life of a family in Sahab, Jordan detailing their school and home life, and leisure activities for each family member. The film...
    • mpsr0005
    • Battak of Sumatra [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1928
    • "Battak of Sumatra" is one the several educational films from the Pathe Science Series. This film shows the culture of the Karo-Batak people of Indonesia. Examples of their homes, agricultural duties, and a traditional dancing give insight to their...
    • mpsr0022
    • Burma: Far East [Motion Picture Film]

    • ca. 1950
    • Burma Far East shows daily life of people and religious culture in Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, , Singapore, and Philippines. Many different fishing boats, laundry sequences, and stilted homes are shown as a reflection of a culture that survives...
    • mpsr0001
    • Bali Today [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1951
    • 'Bali Today' is one of several educational films made for Encyclopaedia Britannica. The film follows the village of Bedulu [Bedahulu]. Rice is the agricultural staple. The entirety of its growing process is documented from planting to harvest. ...
    • mpsr0008
    • India, Union of Pakistan and India [Motion Picture Film]

    • 1951
    • India, Union of Pakistan and India is one of the several educational films created for Encyclopaedia Britannica Films. This film focuses on gender roles and their related chores in an agrarian family, and the importance of rain. It also discusses...
    • mpsr0037

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