STK-ID 38602

Street scenes at Miss Tjitjh's Theatre Community, Jakarta: CUs of little girls playing with bottle caps. MS of man smoking. Various shots of women and their babies including multiple CUs of one woman trying to make her crying baby laugh and other women with their babies tied to them. Various shots of woman washing her baby in a tin pail and then drying her off, the baby wearing loop earrings. Various shots of man selling iced drinks, CUs of children with their drinks. WS of street with children looking at camera in the foreground, laundry hanging in the background and houses visible. MS of young girl washing herself with water from a well, then drying off. WS of street, two men coming to wash themselves at well. CU of chicken loose in the street. MCUs of man washing his feet from tap in side of well. CU of chicks with hen loose in the street, various shots of children in the street. ZOOM OUT from MS of busy thoroughfare, seen through doorway of shack. LS of busy traffic, ZOOM OUT to follow woman with her child coming through doorway. Various shots of drink man selling iced drinks. MS of woman hanging up laundry, children playing visible. Various shots of ice cream vendor, people buying ice cream. Various shots of children in the street, some eating. MCU of old man smoking a cigarette and buying ice cream. MS of woman with baby tied to her. WS of ice cream vendor leaving.


Excerpt from
Wet Earth and Warm People
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486