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    Persia / Iran.

    "About 100 miles east of Shiraz, where the great goat-hair tents of the great nomad tribes are standing." Panning shot of primitive tents with tribes people and animals standing around them. M/S of two men making bread on hot stones.

    "As a special favour they granted us permission to film two of the Chief's wives - and the son and heir - " C/U of two women, one holds a toddler in her arms. The boy is given a piece of paper to play with. M/S of the women surrounded by children. The women go inside a tent. "The men are rather striking." reads an intertitle, followed by a shot of group of tribesmen in traditional dress.

    "Eve makes the goat-hair fabric for the tents." M/S of women working outside at a loom. The chief woman sings a song which tells workers the pattern to place on the famous Persian carpets. M/S of carpets being woven. Closer shot showing pattern of carpet. C/U of hands at work weaving. "Whilst the men roam the valleys to protect the camp - armed for any trouble they may encounter." Panning shot of tribesmen on horseback. Side view of men riding at speed past the camera.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 504.

    Safety print exists of section - not whole film.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:26:00 / 01:26:47:00
    EP 205
    Sort Number:
    EP 205
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    Iran petrolume Iran Shiraz Iranian Silent Films Religious Reawakening Religious Reawakening (2) Persia The Third Path
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. yasaadeh says

    The name of this tribe is \"ARAB KHAMSEH\". I am one of the people of this tribe. These are my ancestors. I\'m living here right now. I would love to have the full version of this movie. Please help me.

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