Highlights of the Orient

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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.
Bernadine Bailey
Travelogue; Historical
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
Bernadine Bailey Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Physical Description
1 Film (0:00:00); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003227529; Other: GR00439824; MDPI Barcode: 40000003227529

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