Good shots showing the way of life of Mongolian people.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Ulan Bator, Mongolia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics / USSR.
VS Street scenes of traffic, pedestrians, cyclists and carts in the Mongolian capital of Ulan Bator. The buildings are a strange mixture of ornate temples, modern flats and tented village. VS Large carved statues possibly Buddhist. Mothers and children come out of circular tent. MS A settlement of these tents with fenced borders. LS A view of the tent settlements in a huge valley. Exterior, snow falling around a pagoda-style building, probably the capital's museum, once a palace. CU Details of paintings and carved relief of warriors at the doors of the museum. MS Snow falling on the eaves of the building. CU Details of artwork including a large dragon. MS Carved throne. Pan over detailed carving. VS Interior of the capital's museum,where we see large statues, Buddhist shrines, and paintings. High shot, looking over the city with pagoda-style rooves in the foreground and factories in the background.
VS Interior of the capital's National Theatre where the dancing girls and musicians perform a Mongolian folk dance. VS Tilt down from studio lights to camera operators, lighting technicians, script editor, monitors and director in the newly opened television studios while a children's programme is being shot. The children are singing and playing instruments. VS Interior of the capital's tent homes, a woman in traditional dress cooking on the central stove, behind her are a T.V., fridge, wireless, etc. CU An older man turns on the radio. LS Tent homes with a radio or TV mast in the background. VS Mongolian horsemen, carrying long sticks with a loop at the end, rounding up herds of horses and camels on the steppes. VS Crowds of men, women and children watching a Mongolian wrestling match in progress in a small stadium.
Note: Date on original record: 23/10/1968.