Highlights of the Orient
Footage of Bailey's trip across Asia circa 1954. Features many street scenes capturing local culture in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Egypt. Highlights include attending a bean-throwing festival (Setsubun) in Kyoto, a visit to a women's college in Ceylon, the detailed sculptures at Tiger Balm Park, a cobra farm in Bangkok, a demonstration by a yoga practitioner in India, and a visit to the set of the film "The Purple Plain" (1954) starring Gregory Peck. Actress Win Man Than can be seen in close-up on set.
Amateur films; Travelogues (Motion pictures); Asia; Asia--Civilization; Ganges River (India and Bangladesh); Education--Southeast Asia; Performing arts--Asia; Tourism--Asia; Asia--Description and travel
Tokyo, Japan; Hakone, Japan; Atami, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; Hong Kong; Singapore; Johor, Malaysia; Kandy, Sri Lanka; Bangkok, Thailand; Penang, Malaysia; Bombay, India; Egypt
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:00:00); 16mm
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003227529; Other: GR00439824; MDPI Barcode: 40000003227529
This item is accessible by: the public.