A look at life in the Tubin Republic, Turkistan, Russia.
Item title reads - Mr Tubin Goes to Town.
L/S of mountains in Turkistan. Gold miners walk along with their tools, water is directed onto the hillside with a big hose, the earth collapses. M/S of statues, and devil dancers wearing masks. M/S of a family on horseback, they get off at a tent and children run out. Various shots of young girls as they shake hands and talk. Good M/S of an elderly man putting a hat (trilby ?) on and laughing. A man dresses in a robe. Good shot of a woman putting her hat on and smoothing down her hair. She takes her bicycle outside.
M/S of boys riding along on their bicycles, a lady gets on her horse and smiles. M/S as two men get on a camel, a deer is also ridden. A car drives away from a tent. Several people ride on oxen. M/S as horses ride along to Kezeel (?) head of Tubin Republic M/S of crowds watching troops in the capital.
Note: some of these scenes can be found in UN 58 M.