Thailand: a land of smiles

United States, 1973

Film
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Episode of Series “Asian Notebook”
Presents traditional aspects of the culture of Thailand. Discusses the geography, emphasising the importance of water for travel and agriculture. Shows dances, festivals, handicrafts, and the influence of religion on Thailand’s culture.

Credits

director

Deben Bhattacharya

production company

Seabourne Enterprises

Language

English

Duration

00:27:12:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29362

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Religion and culture

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Thailand - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Thailand - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religion and culture

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geography

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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