Cat. Reel 269 1965: Reel 18: Japan. Apr. 26-28. Silent/Color
Ikushijima Island. Bizen. Okayama. Kurashiki, Takahashi Valley.
Small fishing boats with thatched cabins.
Weaving reed mats: wooden, foot-powered loom.
Shuttle and treadle action.
Machine used to make reed warp "threads." (underexposed).
View outside cottage.
Reed warp making machine: automatic.
Fish trap: stone dikes.
Wooden statue in old temple (en-route to Takahashi).
Small indoor shrine, altar.
Wooden statue: head (cu).
Stone relief: human figures.
Rice pounding or polishing: operated by water wheel (cu).
Anchor: bag of stones.
Mushrooms drying on screens.
Rice terrace farming. Farmhouses.
Mushroom farm: growing on logs.
Sowing rice by hand.
Long thatch roofed building.
Woman with baby on back.
Burning rice husks.
Drying dyed reeds (used for tatami).
Dyeing vats: reed bundles hand dipped.
Automatic machine for making tatami.
Stack of dyed reeds: Tatami strip and cutter.
Electric coil to burn frayed tatami edges.
Red tatami on loom.
Castle: view from boat.
Hydrofoil boat (en-route to Omonichi).
Boats on shore.
Home on sea wall. Modern apartment building: airing bedding?
Hill farming: fields in distance.
Kosanji Temple, Ikushijima Island: entrance gate:
Painted wood. Carved wood.
Decorated beams (cu).
Statue: figure praying.
Building details, decoration.
Carved wood in building alcoves (underexposed).
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