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  • Description

    Full title reads: "In Ancient Khiva".

    Ancient city of Khiva, South East corner of Turkestan (probably Uzbekistan now, formerly part of Soviet Union, USSR).

    Various L/Ss over domes and towers of ancient city. M/S of men of Cossack origin riding donkeys through narrow streets. L/S of minaret of mosque seen through window in mosaic wall. More street scenes.

    Various C/Us of ornate embroidery and carvings of Arabic script. Various shots of men working in courtyard; artisans making traditional crafts. Some men are engraving brass pots. C/U of brass engraving with sickle and hammer incorporated into traditional design. More shots craftsmen at work. C/U of man's hand carving pattern into stone. Various C/U of men carving patterns onto stone pillars. Various C/Us of patterns of flowers and leafs carved on stone.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    40036
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1156.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:47:00 / 01:38:52:00
    Canister:
    PT 388
    Sort Number:
    PT 388
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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