STK-ID 38604

Various exterior CSs, MCSs, ZOOM IN, ZOOM OUT of children's expressions while watching a puppeteer making a show in the Miss Tjitijh's Kampong (village or community) in Jakarta. Exterior MCSs, CSs of women washing children under water faucet. MS of one of the little girl standing nude in middle of the place with people passing by. Several shots from different angles of little girls backstage putting on make-up and dressing to participate in a show at Miss Tjitjih's Theater including shots where we see them in MLS under spotlights with rest of theater in the dark. MSs, ZOOM IN, ZOOM OUT, MCSs of a man being made up as a monkey with cotton wool in his face. Several shots from different angles of children using stage as playground to dance while no show is going on, of all actors and technicians backstage getting ready for the show. Several shots from different angles of the girls dressed and made-up, dancing an Indonesian dance on stage. Several shots of three women and a girl on stage, women forcing girl to sing for public and getting mad at her when she stops singing.


Excerpt from
Wet Earth and Warm People
Java Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio