Archive / Films / Wilson-Pemberton Collection – Film 7


B&W. 10:38min. Ladakh, India. 1933. Film made by R.M. Wilson and M. Pemberton. Scenes of the Lamayury Buddhist monastery, Ladakh. Close shots of Buddhist monks and praying wheels. Arrival at Leh and bazaar scenes. Detailed medium shot of a Ladakhi woman wearing a highly decorated ‘perag’ (headdress). Portraits of ‘Herr Doktor and Frau Peters’ – missionaries stationed at Leh. Scenes of schoolchildren knitting and school grounds. Ladakhi pony drivers. Mani walls – Buddhist prayer walls, and chortens. Camp at Tasgam. Crossing of the Zoji-La pass. Mountain landscape. (film with captions).


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